Mobility for development

Shanghai I China

Disclaimer The Case study is prepared for the background information for a Stakeholder Dialogue, on behalf of the Mobility for Development (M4D) Project at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The objectives of this study are to assess the mobility challenges, opportunities and experience in Shanghai with reference to Yangtze Delta Region. We hope this report can make some contribution on knowledge exchange in the development of sustainable mobility for the whole society in the world.

Mobility for development
Shanghai I China

Professor Pan Haixiao, Dr. Zhuo Jian and Dr. Liu Bing Department of Urban Planning, Tongji University

sh. Xu Xiaomin. Project Researcher Ms. Project Researcher Dr. Project Leader. Associate Professor. hxpank@online. Wang Xiaobo. Liu Bing. Project Assistant Mr. Project Assistant Acknowledgements The authors are indebted to and acknowledge Shona Grant and Dr. George Eads and are grateful for their thoughtful and patient advice during formulation of this case study. Xue Song. Project team Professor Pan Haixiao. Zhuo Jian. Chen Ye. Associate Professor. Project Assistant Mr. Project Assistant Mr. Project Assistant Mr.cn Dr. 2 .Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study This case study has been prepared for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) by the Department of Urban Planning. Liu Weiwei. Tongji University.

5.2 1.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study CONTENTS Executive summary________________________________________________________ 1 1.1 2.2 1.4.3 2.5.6 Introduction ____________________________________________________ 17 Highway transport _______________________________________________ 20 Highway development in GYDR ___________________________________ 20 Highway passenger and freight transport in the GYDR __________________ 21 Railway transport ________________________________________________ 22 Railway development in the Yangtze Delta Region _____________________ 22 Railway passenger and freight transport in the Yangtze Delta Region ______ 23 Waterway transport ______________________________________________ 24 Waterway freight and passenger transport in the YDR __________________ 25 Port function in the GYDR ________________________________________ 25 Aviation ________________________________________________________ 26 Airports in the YDR _____________________________________________ 26 Airport passengers in the YDR ____________________________________ 26 Air cargo and mail ______________________________________________ 27 Conclusions ____________________________________________________ 27 1 . Background __________________________________________________________ 8 1.2. General information _______________________________________________ 8 YDR’s and Shanghai’s social and economic development ______________ 10 The YDR since the 1990s ________________________________________ 10 Shanghai’s development _________________________________________ 10 Role of transport in regional and urban development __________________ 11 Institutional mechanisms in the YDR ________________________________ 13 Regional coordinating mechanism of economic development _____________ 13 Regional transport organization ____________________________________ 14 Organization of transport management in shanghai ___________________ 15 Intercity transport management ____________________________________ 15 Urban transport management _____________________________________ 15 Mobility development of GYDR _________________________________________ 17 2.5 2.1 1.2.3.4 2.1 1.4 1.4.2.3 2.2.2 2.2 2.3.2 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.5.5 1.2 2.5.4.1 2.3 1.5.4.2 2.2 2.1 1.2 1.1 1.

Shanghai urban transport _____________________________________________ 46 4.1 3.4.1 3.4.5 3. Regional transport in Shanghai ________________________________________ 29 3.2.5 3.2 3.3 3.2.2.4 3.4 3.4.1 4.2 4.3 3.4 Features of travel demand ________________________________________ 46 Features of personal travel _______________________________________ 47 Personal motorized vehicle travel __________________________________ 52 Features of traffic supply _________________________________________ 53 Road supply and use ____________________________________________ 53 Public transport supply and use ____________________________________ 55 Non-motorized transportation system _______________________________ 57 Transport demand management policy ______________________________ 57 Public transport priority policy _____________________________________ 58 The license plate auctioning policy _________________________________ 58 Parking charging policy __________________________________________ 58 Motorcycle limitation policy _______________________________________ 59 2 .2 3.1 3.3 3.3 4.3.1 4.4.2.3 4.3 4.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 3.3.3.2 4.4 3.3 3.1.3.2 4.1 3.3.5 Traffic distribution in the Shanghai region ___________________________ 29 Supply of facilities _______________________________________________ 30 Highways _____________________________________________________ 31 Railways _____________________________________________________ 33 Water transport ________________________________________________ 34 Ports ________________________________________________________ 35 Aviation ______________________________________________________ 36 Passenger transport _____________________________________________ 37 Intercity passenger transport structure ______________________________ 37 Highway passenger transport _____________________________________ 39 Railway Passenger Transport _____________________________________ 40 Aviation ______________________________________________________ 40 Cargo transport _________________________________________________ 41 Cargo transport structure _________________________________________ 41 Highway cargo transport _________________________________________ 42 Water transport ________________________________________________ 42 Railway cargo transport __________________________________________ 43 Air cargo transport ______________________________________________ 44 Conclusions ____________________________________________________ 44 4.2 3.2.3.2.2.1 4.1.3.1 4.4.3.2 3.2 4.4 3.2.

Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 4.2 5.1 6.2.2.5 5. Conclusions ____________________________________________________ 60 Information and telecommunications services ____________________________ 61 5.3 6.2 6.4 5.3 Brief ___________________________________________________________ 90 Investment in metro transport _____________________________________ 91 Brief _________________________________________________________ 91 Reform of investment and financing system of Shanghai metro transport____ 92 Investment and financing for constructed metro in Shanghai _____________ 92 3 .3 6.2 7. Investment in Shanghai’s transport system ______________________________ 90 7.1 7.3.5.1 6.4.4.6 Postal services __________________________________________________ 62 Telecommunication: Installed telephone & mobile phone _______________ 64 Internet and web communication ___________________________________ 66 Broadcasting and television stations________________________________ 69 Application of new ICTs and its impact ______________________________ 71 Conclusions ____________________________________________________ 73 6.6 General information ______________________________________________ 74 The operation situation of transport enterprises ______________________ 74 General transport and communication costs and expenditures __________ 75 Transport and communication consumer price index ___________________ 75 Transport and communication expenditures __________________________ 75 Cost and efficiency on urban transport ______________________________ 78 Cost and efficiency for public transport ______________________________ 78 Cost and efficiency for motorized vehicles ____________________________ 80 Cost of urban occasional freight transport ____________________________ 83 Efficiency and cost of intercity transport ____________________________ 83 Cost of highway and railway freight _________________________________ 84 Cost of highway and railway passenger transport ______________________ 85 Aviation transport _______________________________________________ 86 Water transport and ports ________________________________________ 87 Conclusions ____________________________________________________ 89 7.4.5.1 6.3.1 5. Shanghai’s transport system operating costs and efficiency ________________ 74 6.2 6.2 6.5.3 5.3 6.2 6.4 5.4 6.5 6.4 6.5.2 7.1 6.2.1 7.

1 9.4 8.1 8.1.1 8.3.3.1.2 8.3 8.2 9.3 8.1 8.1.1 8.3.4 8.2.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 7.6 Traffic safety ____________________________________________________ 94 Statistical analysis of road traffic accidents ___________________________ 95 Road traffic accident factors ______________________________________ 96 Environmental impact ____________________________________________ 96 Ambient air environment _________________________________________ 96 Ambient acoustic environment _____________________________________ 99 Greenhouse gas emissions _______________________________________ 99 Transport environment policies and pollution control measures __________ 100 Traffic congestion ______________________________________________ 100 Transport construction __________________________________________ 100 Traffic flow ___________________________________________________ 100 Traffic speed analysis __________________________________________ 101 Energy ________________________________________________________ 103 Energy consumption and pricing in Shanghai ________________________ 103 Energy consumption in the transport sector _________________________ 105 Mobility Divide _________________________________________________ 107 Urban space expansion by enhanced mobility________________________ 107 Segregation of urban space by enhanced mobility ____________________ 108 Urban interest differential by imbalanced mobility _____________________ 108 Reflections on the disadvantaged _________________________________ 112 Conclusions ___________________________________________________ 112 9.2.5.1.2 8.2 8.5 9.5 8.3 9.1 9.3 8.4 8.2.2 8.3 8.1.1 8.1.2.1.4.2 8. Policy and special issues ____________________________________________ 114 9.4.1 8.6 Protect activity space for slow transport ____________________________ 117 Traffic management ____________________________________________ 118 4 .5.3 8. Conclusions ____________________________________________________ 93 Sustainable transport development challenges in Shanghai _________________ 94 8.4 Analysis of Shanghai’s transport policy ____________________________ 114 Continue to strengthen key transport infrastructure construction__________ 114 Coordinating urban land use and transport __________________________ 115 Control of motorized vehicles_____________________________________ 116 Building a multi-mode urban transport system based on public transport priorities ____________________________________________________________ 117 9.2 8.1.5.5.

1 9.References cited __________________________________________ 143 5 .Figures___________________________________________________ 128 Appendix III – Stakeholder dialogue participants list ________________________ 138 Appendix IV .3 9.2.3 9.2 9.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 9.2.Tables ____________________________________________________ 122 Appendix II .Notes from the stakeholder dialogue _________________________ 139 Appendix V .4 Key transport infrastructure construction ___________________________ 118 Hongqiao transport hub station ___________________________________ 118 Shanghai-Hangzhou maglev line __________________________________ 118 Intercity railway planning in Yangtze River Delta region ________________ 119 Transports during Shanghai Expo 2010 _____________________________ 119 Conclusions ___________________________________________________ 121 Appendices ____________________________________________________________ 122 Appendix I .2 9.2.

intercity and regional transport. with a specific focus on Shanghai and the Yangtze Delta: • Consider the role of international trade. energy security etc) • Seek feedback on the key sustainable mobility priorities and policy measures to deliver “harmonious” mobility in China’s cities. emissions.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Executive summary This case study was prepared as input for a stakeholder dialogue that was held in Shanghai on 14 November 2007. Learn from China’s experience in dealing with the challenge of making mobility sustainable in its rapidly growing cities: • Consider the role of mobility in Shanghai in driving economic growth and social progress and compare with several other key cities in China at different stages of development. 1 . The interim report was distributed to participants prior to the meeting and presented during the meeting. The list of dialogue participants are given in Appendix III and a summary of the stakeholder dialogue in Appendix IV. congestion. and information & communications technology (ICT) in connecting people and goods to each other and to markets • Discuss the extent to which this is narrowing the mobility opportunity divide between urban and rural areas in China 2. opportunities and experience in Shanghai with reference to the Yangtze Delta Region. Explore the role of mobility in China’s recent economic growth. Shanghai’s financial revenue accounts for one-eighth of the nation’s total. The objectives of the case study The objectives of this study are to assess the mobility challenges. As the “dragon’s head” of economic development.06% of China’s land area. In particular the study is designed to: 1. the largest gross domestic product and the most powerful development potential of all economic zones in China. Shanghai is now striding toward the objective of being a modern international metropolis. • • Explore the extent to which this is narrowing the mobility opportunity divide within the cities Discuss the transport-related impacts arising from this growth and how these are impacting sustainable development in China (safety. Comprising only 0. Regional mobility in the greater Yangtze Delta Region and Shanghai The Yangtze Delta Region has the highest population density. Some specific comments from dialogue participants are presented in boxes at various points throughout the report. while its total port import-export commodity volume comprises 25% of China’s total. The feedback from the stakeholders has been used in the preparation of this final report.

especially freeway systems.16 km. the efficiency of rail and road transportation between cities has not changed much recently. of which freeway mileage constitutes 560 kilometers. especially for passenger transport. Of these the Shanghai and Ningbo ports handled 70% of the foreign cargo in the GYDR area. Railway mileage per 10. 17 large and small airports. it does not match the economic scale and size of the population. In 2005 major ports in the GYDR handled over one-third of the foreign trade cargo for China. The Shanghai railway plays an important role in the national railway networks.110 kilometers in 2005. and air transportation have improved a lot in efficiency. And the utilization rate of line section capacity approached 100%. Railway transport accounts for about 50% of intercity passengers in Shanghai and about 5% of cargo transport. 2. Shanghai Pudong and Shanghai Hongqiao airports account for 70% of air passengers and 86% of the air freight in this region. hundreds of highway routes and 10 main railways in this region. The operated mileage in Shanghai has only changed from 259 km in 1990 to 269 km in 2005. Intercity passengers in Yangtze delta region account for 20% of the nation’s total. The total highway mileage in Shanghai reached 8. 2 . Railways are better suited to passenger and longer distance freight transport than roads. the service and functioning of regional transport have greatly advanced. one-third of the national average.66 times that of 1990.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Transport modernization and integration is an important component of economic integration in the Yangtze Delta Region and a precondition of realizing economic integration. Pudong airport will be extended to reach a capacity of 80 million passengers while Hongqiao will increase its capacity to 30 million by 2010. It is the construction of passenger and freight transport systems that has made the high-speed development of the region possible. It represents the backbone of intercity transport for Shanghai. As an international hub airport. and the share of freight movement is also more than 10% of the total. especially the ocean. with profits equaling some 75% of the total profit for the entire Shanghai transport industry in 2005. But its capacity is limited and railway transport maintained a deficit from 1997 to 2005. In contrast. a negligible increase in the last 15 years.000 persons was only 0. The highway mileage per ten thousand people in this area is only 20. the Yangtze Delta Region is one of the most important logistics centers in China.8% of China’s average. However. the road network length density of the greater Yangtze Delta Region (GYDR) is now higher than that of the other areas in China by area. As a result. Thus. waterways. Since the 1990s. There are 11 major coastal and inland ports. Waterway transport enterprises have grown to be the economic power of the Shanghai transport sector. Constrained by transport capacity and vehicle efficiency.

Faced with a complicated and volatile situation. transportation congestion and resource constraints. of which 7.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Shanghai is a key international shipping and aviation center. the rise of production prices and enterprise cost increases resulting from an appreciation in the RMB. especially Shanghai. It was recognized that a metro system may be the solution.217. By the end of 2005.9% of its GDP annually on transportation infrastructure. a large demand for freight and passenger movement will be created. during rush hour about 42% of arterial roads in the center of the western Shanghai area were congested. But the fast growth of motorization and the car industry promotion policy require large amounts of road space. According to statistics. the total mileage of city roads in Shanghai had reached 12. and with the continued development of the manufacturing industry in GYDR. Of 22 arterial road crossings under investigation. More integrated regional transport systems should be encouraged. such as sea-inland waterways. the GYDR must change its development path if it wants to realize the goal of sustainable development. consistent with the policy of encouraging public transport in the city center and adopting motorization in suburban areas.8%. up 84% over that of 2000. and large scale metro construction is now 3 . airport-regional public transport systems.000 in 9 years. the Yangtze Delta Region1.227 kilometers. At present. about 50% were seriously congested during rush hour. The huge investments in transportation are only possible with the active role of the Shanghai government and the involvement of the private sector. city planners have followed a strategy to constrain car use. Expansion of the existing highways is unlikely to meet the huge demand for sustainable mobility due to high traffic concentrations on several corridors that pass through densely populated areas. an annual growth rate of 20. a prominent contradiction of land resources. such as the parking policy and license plate auction system. Shanghai urban transport Regarding urban transport in Shanghai. Shanghai’s motorization is also increasing rapidly. The extensive construction of urban roads did lessen traffic congestion for short periods immediately after construction. with the number of motorized vehicles increasing from 466. is in a key period of development. Shanghai can only connect with the other parts of mainland China through the Shanghai-Nanjing corridor in the northwest and Shanghai-Hangzhou corridor in the southwest.200 kilometers of carriageway length are classified as express and arterial roads.000 to 2. Shanghai invested an average of 2. port-rail. Two enormous bridges are under construction as a new gateway to the north via Nantong and to the south via Ningbo. Forty-one percent of the investment was for metro construction. Over the last ten years. Because of its geographical location. because of the long time delays in infrastructure construction and the city center’s high population density.

Traffic safety in the suburbs is still very serious. transport development is closely connected with other aspects of sustainable urban development. A long-term government commitment is also needed to control the increasing volume of car traffic.000 taxies registered carry 2. the growth rate of motorized trips is far ahead of that of the personal trips. thanks to the contribution of land-use control with a high density and high mixture. The gap between traffic demand and supply is widening. including environmental protection. especially line #1.000 seats and 948 bus/trolley lines with a total length of 22. accounting for 54% of total trips.180. And the low paid employees are still able to get to work at an acceptable time and monetary cost. There are 5 metro lines in Shanghai with 68 stations and a total operating length of 147. At the same time. the metro is always seriously crowded. from 1995 to 2004 the proportion of the motorized trips in Shanghai increased from 28% to 40%.5 kilometers/trip to 6. From 1980 to 2000. For example. With the expansion of the city and the remarkable growth in urban activity space. Public transport is now a priority in urban transport policy. of which the proportion of public transport rose from 20% to 24%. and non-motorized-vehicles dropped from 42% to 28%. The 45. traffic safety.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study ongoing.000 km in Shanghai. private motorized vehicles from 7% to 15%. 4 .63 million in 2005. It is because of non-motorized travel that road congestion is still acceptable to society. Transport demand within Shanghai’s city center is increasing. There are 18. According to the Third Transport Survey Report of Shanghai (2004).9 km in 2005. One of the distinguishing characteristic of urban transport in Shanghai is that pedestrian and bicycle traffic is quite high.000 buses with 1. the biggest increase is in trips outside of the central city. energy consumption and social justice. the total number of daily trips for resident was about 41 million. and the proportion of motorized travel has increased. the number of traffic accidents increased progressively by 275%. and the direct pecuniary losses due to road traffic accidents in Shanghai followed a significant downward trend in recent years. for example fatal traffic accidents in suburb areas accounted for more than 85% of the total number in Shanghai in 2004. and also the large-scale infrastructure still available for non motorized travel in Shanghai. the average travel distance extended from 4. The total passengers per day rose to 1.48 million passengers daily. and the number of deaths and injuries. Shanghai has witnessed substantial development in both transport supply and operational efficiency.9 kilometers/trip between 1995 and 2004. Traffic safety measures have been gradually strengthened.96 million passengers every day. Motorized travel is increasing even more dramatically. The local buses serve 7. with annual increases of nearly 37%. The number of passengers serviced by the Shanghai metro system increased sharply from 2000 to 2005. As a result.

Of these the public transport privilege policies. SO2 and NO2 in urban areas was 0. the annual daily average of inhalable particulates. This shows the need to cut the cost of urban transport. CO2 emissions reached 150 million tonnes in 2004. Some important policies are analyzed below. But the main efforts will be put on mass-capacity transport modes. low-income families will spend more time travelling. but also by its impact on economic vitality and social justice. the low-income segment rides the metro much less frequently that the other income groups. parking charging policy and motorcycle limitation policy have so far been most successful. With faster growth. As a result. But success will not be measured just by its scale. the license plate auctioning policy. 0. If we cannot reduce the cost. due to the limited land area and geographical setting of Shanghai. or provide the subsidy directly to the low-income consumer. 20 million tonnes more than in 2000. some low-income families are being squeezed out by higher earning newcomers. it is proving very difficult for Shanghai to provide enough traffic lanes to match the demand from surrounding provinces for freight and passenger transport. In 2000 only 3% of the family budget was spend on transportation and communication. such as the intercity express rail.7% of a low-wage worker’s daily income. to areas with poorer transportation. the Shanghai government has instigated many transport demand management policies. However.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study In 2006. There is a need to develop a regional planning authority that would responsible for the implementation of plan. A two-way metro ticket costs a minimum of 17. highway construction is usually considered the simplest solution to implement to address transportation needs. Greater Yangtze Delta Region comprehensive transport plan Due to the difficult nature of province-wide coordination between different government transport authorities. The construction of the metro is key to establishing a sustainable transport system in Shanghai. As a result. construction will further divide whole society. Even with great effort to encourage public transport through large-scale metro construction.One report has estimated that 86% of CO2 and 81% of NOx are from urban vehicle emissions in Shanghai. 5 .6% in 2006. Key policy issues on sustainable mobility for Shanghai To solve the above problems. The overall cost of transportation is increasing rapidly in general.055mg/m3 respectively. The 1.051mg/m3 and 0. This rose to 15. metro system and freight rail link to the container port.086mg/m3. Data show that CO2 emissions were 138 million tonnes in 2002. a comprehensive transport plan should be prepared to integrate various transport modes over the whole GYDR.2 With residential areas developing along the main transport axis.000 km metro construction plan is very ambitious. Continue to strengthen key transport infrastructure construction Shanghai will continue to strengthen the construction of key transport infrastructure.

the license plate auction and parking policy. keeping a balanced dynamic between road supply and increasing vehicle demand by. have not been fully explored yet. The intention is to fully leverage the advantages of various transport modes and build up a multi-modal urban transport system. generally speaking. it is now very important to keep the characteristics of the pedestrian and bicycle transport modes in the city. so that suburban development should be encouraged along the public transport corridors. However. As a result. In addition. the license plate auction policy only delays motorization. Information technology has the potential to greatly improve the efficiency of existing transport infrastructure and make information on transport “more accessible and more transparent” for passenger and freight movement. this transfer is not obvious due to limited services and geographic coverage. tide traffic lanes5 etc. such as the flexible working hours schedule. GYDR and the central government is critical to success. The construction of the multi-modal transport system will face the challenge of institutional fragmentation. In the context of the rapid expansion of urban space. But there is an incentive to sell as much land as possible to generate fiscal revenues. Protect space for slow transport The bicycle is still the most sustainable mode of urban transport. A new taxation system should also be introduced to encourage people to buy smaller cars for both environmental and road/parking space concerns. the ability to coordinate the various stakeholders within Shanghai. for example. although it is hard to consider it a successful operation on the whole. Traffic management The operation of “unblocking the road” (to speed-up the car traffic with wider roads.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Coordinating between urban land use and transport It has been proven that land-use density and mixture are very important factors that impact on people’s travel mode choice. the municipal government has anticipated a transfer of the long distance bicycle passenger to motorized public transport. However. Control of motorized vehicle Controlling the number of motorized vehicle has been a successful practice in Shanghai from the 1990s. In the past. especially in suburban areas. in fact. 6 . is working well to control unplanned and low-density development in Shanghai. investments in traffic control equipment and stronger enforcement) has greatly improved the local government’s ability to manage traffic and the physical quality of traffic infrastructure.3 The question is whether public transport can provide the same mobility service as a bicycle without an extra financial burden on the government? Or should people be forced to use a car even for short distance travel?4 How can bicycle riders keep their share of the road? Faced with these questions. The urban planning control system. this unique public policy is under great pressure from the car industry lobby. many services and job opportunities were available in Shanghai within bicycle range. The soft traffic management measures.. Building multi-mode urban transport system based on public transport priority The municipal government has tried to promote the construction of transportation hubs to more effectively link all transport modes.

taxis began to run on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and the use of compressed natural gas (CNG) was promoted on buses. The use of low-olefin unleaded petrol was promoted for motorized vehicles in March 2000 ahead of national implementation.e. On 1 March 2003. two years ahead of schedule. the European II emission standard for motorized vehicles was implemented in the city. In 1998. On 1 July 1999. high-polluting vehicles (i. unleaded gasoline for motor vehicles was promoted in Shanghai. According to new regulations implemented in the city center since 15 February 2006. those not meeting European I emission standards) that have not received "the green license" are restricted on the elevated expressways. This restriction was extended to the surface roads within the inner-ring road on 1 October 2006. 7 .Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Vehicle emission control On 1 October 1997. the European I emission standards for light vehicles was implemented..

Taizhou. It consists of eight large or medium cities in Jiangsu Province along the Yangtze River (Suzhou. Nanjing.1.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 1. Changzhou.1 Background General information Figure1.1: Location of Greater Yangtze Delta Region The Yangtze Delta Region (YDR)6 is an economic region led by the city of Shanghai. Huzhou. Jiaxing. Wuxi. Nantong) and seven cities in Zhejiang Province around Hangzhou Bay (Hangzhou. 8 . 1. Zhenjiang. Yangzhou. Zhoushan and Taizhou). These two urban agglomerations form the two wings of YDR. Shaoxing. Ningbo.

100 km 9 .65 km² and a water area of 121. including a land area of 6. the main international gateway in Asia Pacific Region. facing the East Sea in the east.85 km².”7 Shanghai is located at the foreland of YDR. and a globally important advanced manufacturing base and the first Chinese megalopolis in the rank of world cities. its population density is the highest of all economic zones of China. this region is defined as “an economic center with the strongest competitiveness in China. and playing an active role in international and regional competition. Shanghai has long been the largest economic center in China and is a famous historical and cultural city. promoting industry and technology transfer.340.600 km². Hangzhou Bay in the south and an estuary of the Yangtze River in the north. it has been an important port city in China. With a population of more than 80 million. The total area of Shanghai is 6. It is acknowledged as having the largest development potential in China. as is its gross domestic product (GDP).Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Figure1. Its strong competitiveness has attracted increasing foreign investment.1. At the same time. The south to the north of the city spans approximately 120 km.5 km². According to the Yangtze Delta Regional Planning Outline.2: Yangtze Delta Region The YDR stretches over approximately 109.218.

2 1. increasing 0.68 million. Shanghai is divided into 18 districts and 1 county.72 million dollars compared to 2005.6 billion Yuan. The total port import-export volume accounts for about 10% of China’s total.2. 1. while the total port import-export commodity volume comprises 25% of China’s total.952. Shanghai’s registered urban population8 reached 13. accounting for 18. The Yangtze Delta Region has become an important international manufacturing base and a locomotive driving economic growth in China. as well as deteriorating transport conditions.05 million Yuan. The import-export activities are more polarized in Shanghai because of the reliable and professional services and 10 . the rising costs of raw materials resulting from the appreciation of the RMB. By the end of 2006. retail sales of consumer goods per square kilometer in the YDR reached 11. and a modern international metropolis. Its output per unit of land has shown constant growth. Gross exports per square kilometer were 3. At the same time the GDP of all 16 cities in the Yangtze Delta Region increased 14.08 million Yuan compared to 2005.24 million dollars with an increase of 0. an increase of 1. while the total number of inhabitants staying in Shanghai for more than six months totaled 18 million. an increase of 5. the financial revenue of Shanghai accounts for one-eighth of the national total.7%. In 2006. Shanghai’s development objectives include the creation of international economic. while the total port import-export commodity value reaches 25%10.9 Today the YDR is facing a key period of development. decreasing land resource availability. the opening of the Pudong area in Shanghai was considered as strategic move for China’s development. The YDR has become increasingly important to national economic growth.2 Shanghai’s development As the economic center of China. The YDR is responsible for nearly 20% of national GDP but only accounts for 1% of China’s land area.26 million Yuan. and even that of the whole country.5% of the nation’s population and 0.1 YDR’s and Shanghai’s social and economic development The YDR since the 1990s Announced in 1992.47 million Yuan compared to 2005.06% of China’s land area.9% of national GDP. 1. With only 1.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study from east to west. Shanghai bears the responsibility of leading the economic growth of the YDR. the YDR has to change its development path in order to maintain its social and economic vigor. It has brought about unprecedented opportunities for the development of the YDR and resulted in its rapid growth.2. financial.4% over the previous year. the annual GDP of the 16 cities in the YDR reached 3. With the more complicated global and national social and economic situation. In 2006. Administratively. the output of the YDR per square kilometer of land was 36. In 2006. trade and shipping centers.

the Pudong International Airport and its auxiliary projects have been completed. transportation has to be developed in an integrated way in the YDR. The improvement of the regional transportation network has played an important role in promoting the YDR’s internal and external exchange capacity. aviation and pipeline. 1.000 vehicles. the average daily traffic flow of Hangzhou-Ningbo Freeway was 15. equating to an average annual increase of 18%. industry. The proportion of tertiary industry reached 50.3 Role of transport in regional and urban development Transport is the key component of economic development in the YDR. this figure reached over 70%. The integrated service ability of information infrastructure has been notably enhanced.990 Yuan. trade and shipping centers) and modern international metropolis by implementing the view of scientific development and constructing a harmonious society. After years of construction. Shanghai has maintained double-digit economic growth rate. waterway. The construction of an international shipping center in Shanghai has laid a solid foundation for constructing an internationally influential manufacturing base. the export-import value of Shanghai was US$ 656.14 To achieve the goal of balanced regional economic development. and in the city center. infrastructure construction has been breathtaking in Shanghai.13 Since the 1990s.697 billion Yuan.124 billion12 respectively. In 2006. continuously serving the strongest economy in China. finance.11 In 2006. Yangshan Deepwater Port Phase I Project. 11 . In 1997. the demand for transportation has been greatly increased. while by 2003.754 billion and total foreign trade import-export volume was US$ 227. the urban expressway network framework has gradually formed and the construction of the metro has been accelerated. the traffic had reached 41. and over 24% for some parts of the freeway. its traffic flow has continuously increased.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study central government support. With the rapid economic growth in the YDR. has gradually formed in the YDR. infrastructure. Shanghai’s GDP of was 1.489 billion with an increase of US$ 78. Shanghai must strike a balance between the needs of the population.029.000. Development prospects In accordance with The Outline of the Eleventh Five-Year Program for the Economic and Social Development of Shanghai. which is important for the YDR to merge into the global economy. an integrated transport system. and its per capita GDP reached 75. Since the opening of the Shanghai-Hangzhou freeway in 1996. with an average annual growth rate of nearly 20%.243 billion. resources and the environment as it moves towards the goal of “four centers” (international economic.076 and US$ 41. Since 1992. among which total port import-export value was US$ 428. including highway. compared to the previous year. a consensus in the YDR and its surrounding cities. railway.6%. Shanghai was the first city to generate a GDP of over one trillion Yuan in China. an increase of 12% over 2005.

In 2006. Yancheng city’s transportation has been considerably enhanced.43 billion Yuan. The construction of a costal freeway in the Jiangsu Province will establish closer links between central and northern Jiangsu and Shanghai. a well developed highway network has come into being. an increase of 86%. Ningbo will be a coastal transport junction from a transport end and Jiaxing will also become a key node city. According to the plan.849 Yuan in 2005. the Shanghai International Shipping Center.$ With the regional transport system’s development. along with its economic and social development. and its socio-economic development has lagged behind because of inconvenient transport links. It was pointed out that road transportation plays an unquestionably pivotal role in this economic growth. the COASTAL FREEWAY. With the completion of Yangtze riverside freeway. and the expansion of urban space is mostly along these corridors making obvious spatial difference to urban development in the Shanghai region. north of Shanghai) and the Hangzhou Bay cross-sea bridge (one of the world’s longest sea-crossing bridges. This is favorable for the development of northern Jiangsu. For example.17 Huhang18 and Yangtze Riverside Freeway. the largest seaport of Jiangsu and bring it into the “half-day traffic circle” of the YDR. In the mean time. south of Shanghai) will be built in succession. with its structure of “one heart 12 . expand spaces for the economic growth of the YDR. which would add new power to economic development and regional interaction of the YDR. with large-scale investment. Hangzhou Bay Bridge and other major transport projects. Chongming is an island surrounded by the Yangtze River. regional transportation service and functioning have been greatly advanced.904 Yuan in 2000 to 12. it may provide Nantong with new development opportunities. As a result. the cross-river passage. Let us take Yancheng city (Jiangsu Province) as an example where transportation construction has been accelerated in recent years. the coastal freeway. which is particularly favorable for Zhejiang and Jiangsu because of much improved links to Shanghai. an increase of 15. the level of opening up to both the inside and the outside will be enhanced.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Since the 1990s. after the Sutong bridge and Hangzhou bay sea-crossing bridge have been established. With the completion of the Ningjingyan freeway. especially for freeway systems. To promote the GYDR’s urban development. the Sutong Yangtze River highway bridge (with the world’s longest main span. The new transportation network will 15 Comment from the stakeholder dialogue: It is hard to imagine economic growth without transport. the Yanhuai freeway and the Xinchang railway. the GDP of Yancheng reached 117. the YDR’s transport circle has been continuously expanded and travel time significantly shortened.1% over 2005.16 Regional transportation development in Jiangsu province will also promote the rapid development of Lianyungang. improve the regional spatial development pattern and advance integrated strength and overall competitiveness. while GDP per capita grew from 6. which has been important for the integration of regional transport and economic development. The exiting gateways of Shanghai are mainly located in west of Shanghai along the Huning.

organization and improvement of regional economic cooperation in the YDR. In 1992. the intercity rail transport program will be launched. In 2003. and an annual forum is held by the directors of cooperation committees of each city. this office is an executive department responsible for the coordination. the economic radiation of Shanghai may be extended to Zhangjiagang and even Rizhao port in Shandong Province. At the fifth session of Yangtze delta regional urban economic coordinating forum held in 2004. When Taizhou city of Jiangsu Province participated in this forum in 1997. The distance from Ningbo to Shanghai will be shortened by 120 km and the distance from Shanghai to Taizhou (of Zhejiang Province) and Wenzhou will also be greatly shortened. 13 . 1.19 In the future. The 954-kilometer long coastline within Jiangsu Province will be connected with Shanghai. Hangzhou and other major cities with Shanghai to increase the railway capacity for short-medium distance intercity travel (less than 300 km).4. all 15 city members reached a consensus that this conference should involve all mayors in the YDR. the municipal Economic Cooperation Committees were created in 14 cities in the region (except Taizhou in Jiangsu and Taizhou in Zhejiang). will begin to take shape. The shortening of travel time will certainly accelerate the transformation of the Yangtze Delta Region into an advanced international metropolitan region with Shanghai as its head. Taizhou city joined this forum. in the GYDR. and promote economic sustainable development in the YDR. all members decided to establish the YDR Urban Economic Coordinating Office. Since then there have been mayors of 16 cites participating in this annual forum.1 Institutional mechanisms in the YDR Regional coordinating mechanism of economic development Comment from Stakeholder Dialogue: There is a need to develop a regional planning authority for Shanghai as the old institutional boundaries do not adequately cover the current realities of the economic area and are not really working The Regional Economic Coordinating Meeting of the YDR is a regional cooperation organization aiming to enhance economic connections and cooperation. with the total length around 815 km linking Nanjing.4 1. one line after another.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study and two wings”. Based in Shanghai. With the Ningbo–Zhoushan port groups as its south wing and Nantong port as its north wing. As a result. the cost of transportation will be greatly reduced.

Zhejiang’s aviation is governed by Civil Aviation Bureau of East China and Air Traffic Management Bureau of the East China. Zhejiang. harbor and navigation facility construction. and organizing the implementation of industry development plans and programs. (2) Railway: Shanghai Railway Bureau is the authority in charge of railway network and its operations in Jiangsu. in charge of industry administration and transport 14 . industry policies and legislation. in charge of provincial highway and water transport infrastructure construction and maintenance.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 1.1: Regional Coordinating Organization and Intercity Transportation Authority (1) Aviation: Shanghai. (3) Highway and water transport: The administration of highway and water transport in Shanghai. Zhejiang Province is under the control of the Provincial Transport Department.4. Anhui. aviation and railways are managed by corresponding regional organizations.2 Regional transport organization In the YDR. where the passenger and freight transport volumes by rail rank highest in China. Economy Intercity Transport Aviation YRD Urban Economic Coordinating Forum Regional Coordinating organization YDR Economic Coordinating Office Civil Aviation Administration Bureau of East China Air Traffic Management Bureau of East China Railway Shanghai Railway Bureau Highway Waterway Shanghai Municipal Engineering Bureau Local Provincial Authorities Shanghai Municipal Port Authority Transport Department of Jiangsu Province Transport Department of Zhejiang Province Figure 1. These authorities are mainly in charge of formulating industry development strategies. while highway and water transport are administrated by their respective provincial transport organizations. and the use of waterfront area. Jiangsu.2. Jiangsu. Fujian and Jiangxi provinces and the city of Shanghai.

Municipal Engineering Administration Bureau. etc. (Figure 1. Shanghai Municipal Port Authority is responsible for the industry management of international maritime transport. These organizations are working together to manage the urban transport system. maintenance and management for municipal highways.2 Urban transport management Urban transport management in Shanghai involves several organizations.1 Organization of transport management in shanghai Intercity transport management (1) Shanghai Municipal Port Authority is in charge of port and shipping management. including Urban Transport Bureau. 1. (3) Municipal Engineering Administration Bureau is responsible for road construction and supervision.1) 15 . property protection.5. (2) Urban Transport Bureau of Shanghai is responsible for intercity transport industry management. Urban Construction and Transport Committee.5.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study management of provincial highway and water transport industries.5. 1. coastal transport and the Yangtze River transport within the administration authorization of local government and for the industry management of waterway.5 1. in charge of the safety issues in transport operation and enhancing law enforcement and reform for the transport industries. Urban Planning Bureau. Traffic Police Headquarters of Police Security Bureau.

Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study ●Coordinating various specialized planning including Shanghai Urban Planning Bureau transport planning ●Auditing and examining transport construction projects ● Formulating Policy guidelines and industry criteria ● Formulating Transport development strategies and Shanghai Urban Transport Bureau transport planning ● Nourishing the transportation market ● Organizing and conducing research on urban infrastructure development ● Managing urban infrastructure investment Shanghai Municipal Government Shanghai Municipal Construction & Transport Committee ● Approving the proposal of infrastructure projects ● Supervising the implementation of integrated transport development strategy and its planning ●Organizing evaluation for transport planning.5. congestion in transportation as well as resource constraints. policy and measure Shanghai Municipal Engineering Bureau ● Construction. non-motor vehicles and all the vehicle drivers ● Prevention for road traffic accidents Traffic Police Headquarters of Police Security Bureau Figure 1. is currently in a key period of development. 16 . especially Shanghai. maintenance and operation administration of urban roads and bridges ● Road traffic management ● Streets public security order ● Administration for motor vehicles. a prominent contradiction of land resources. the GYDR must change its development path if it wants to realize sustainable development.1: Structure of the Shanghai Urban Transport Organization The Yangtze Delta Region. Faced with a complicated and volatile situation. the rise of production prices and enterprise cost increases resulting from the RMB exchange appreciation.

post and storage sectors in the GYDR accounted for 17 . Yangtze Delta Region is one of the most prosperous logistics centers in China.1 Introduction In Jiangsu.96% Railway 269 1 616 1 292 3 177 75 400 4. among which the mileage of freeways was 5.1: The length of different transportation routes of GYDR in 2005 (km) Source: National Statistics Bureau of China Presently intercity passenger transport in the Yangtze Delta Region accounts for 20% of the whole country. Even though the waterway transportation system is well developed in this region. total mileage of railway was 3. total highway mileage in GYDR was 139.177km. waterway.38%. accounting for 12. there are more than 1. with railway freight accounting for about 30% of the total.21% .1. As for the proportion of GYDR in the whole country. railway. By the end of 2005. GYDR. the mileage of navigable inland waterway occupied 29. 17 large or small airports. which link all the large and medium cities of the country and many other countries and regions of the world. Zhejiang and Shanghai there are a total of 11 major coastal and inland ports. Mobility development of GYDR This chapter focuses on the development of transportation systems and the regional distribution of different transportation modes (highway. In recent years.312 km. the total number of airports occupied 7.21% Fairway20 2 223 24 349 9 652 36 224 123 300 29. In 2005. hundreds of highway routes and 10 main railways. water transport and aviation accounting for about 30% of the total. civil aviation) in the 2. only accounting for 4.38% Table 2. highway and railway transport has taken approximately two-thirds of all freight.69% and its aircraft flights accounted for 40%. In the YDR.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 2. water transportation and aviation are relatively well developed. and 11 airports.96% of national total. During the “Tenth five-year” period approximately 40% of freight in 16 cities was carried through highway.100 ports with the capacity of 10 000t tonnage berths. the value added of transport. the growth of shipping and air freight in the 16 cities has been faster than highway and railway transport.499 km. Area Shanghai Jiangsu Zhejiang Total Nation The percentage of the nation's Highway 8 110 82 739 48 600 139 499 1 930 500 7. In the 16 cities of Yangtze Delta Region alone.22% Freeway 560 2 886 1 866 5 312 41 000 12. and the share of freight transported (in tons) also reaches over 10% of the total in China. Thus.

waterway / Growth rate of GDP from 2001-2005 Source: National Statistics Bureau of China The elasticity of intercity passenger movement by various modes over GDP for Shanghai is highest comparing with Zhejiang and Jiangsu.1. warehousing value added in the GYDR in 2005 Source: The Industrial Map of the YDR (2006-2007) 0.20 0.1. 0.50 elasticity of freight transport over GDP 0.50 0. waterway/GDP growth rate from 2001-2005 Source: Data in this table are provided by National Bureau of Statistics of China 18 .74% Jiangsu 115 440 45.5% of national total and Jiangsu took the first place (table 2.2) Shanghai Added value(million) % of total GYDR 58 127 22.40 0.1.48 0.30 0.38 0.16% Zhejiang 82 030 32.2: The transport.30 0.2: Growth rate of freight transport of railway.40 0.09% Table 2.34 0.00 Shanghai Jiangsu Zhejiang Nation Figure 2.1.10 0. highway.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 18.00 Shanghai Jiangsu Zhejiang Nation Figure 2. This result is in accordance with the railway network in the GYDR (Figure 2. highway.1. postal service.60 0.10 0.20 0. The elasticity of railway passenger over GDP is also highest.48 0. We can also find the railway systems are more developed in the GYDR than other areas of the nation.56 0.60 elasticity of freight transport over GDP 0.1: Growth rate of passenger transport of railway.34 0.1).21 0.30 0.

54253 0 0.35655 12.1.75092205 4. Unstandardized Coefficients Model (Constant) railway highway B -97016.78511 -10. 19 . but not significant with railway (small t value). Sig<0.1.3 Correlation analysis of different traffic modes in Shanghai Dependent Variable: waterway freight (in tons) (Sig>0.217 0 t Sig.05-insignificant.05-significant) The table above shows that the freight transport by water has closer relation with freight transport by highway.7738 -1.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Shanghai’s elasticity of intercity freight by various modes of transport over GDP is lowest in GYDR (Figure 2. implying that shipping is more dependent on highway than railway in Shanghai.45741918 -7.2). Table 2.

37% respectively (Figure 2.22% of national total. Shanghai-Nanjin. Shang-Hangzhou.2.2 2. the construction of highways in the GYDR has grown rapidly.1 Highway transport Highway development in GYDR Figure 2.2.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 2.37% and 19. It can be shown from the chart below that while the increased rate of highway construction in Shanghai and Zhejiang Province was relatively stable.1: Freeway of the GYDR In recent years. 20 . From 2001 to 2005. the highway mileage increased from 108 900 km to 137 800 km. the highway mileage of GYDR occupied 7. the increased rate of highway mileage in Jiangsu Province from 2003 to 2004 was 20.2).2. A westward radiating highway network system with Shanghai as its core has now formed in the GYDR. By the end of 2005. Nanjing-Hangzhou and Nanjing-Ningbo transport corridors have become four major traffic arteries within the region. Comment from stakeholder dialogue: I am unaware of any place in human history that has built so much road infrastructure in such a short period of time as the Shanghai region.

96% of the national total in the same period. As for the density of highway network. and the freight was 1. 21 . accounting for 17.2.28 km/km². Shanghai was densest with 1. With increasing transport demand. highway transport among cities has become convenient. Jiangyin bridge.02 respectively. With the well established network. the highway network of the GYDR will be advanced comprehensively.77 billion passengers.2 Highway passenger and freight transport in the GYDR GYDR’s intercity passenger transport volume in 2005 totaled 2.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 90 000 80 000 Length of highway (Thousand kilometers) length of highway 70 000 60 000 50 000 40 000 30 000 20 000 10 000 0 2001 2002 2003 Year Shanghai Jiangsu Zhejiang 2004 2005 Figure 2.19% of national total in the same period.03 and 0. however.2. the density of Jiangsu and Zhejiang is 0. 2.929. accounting for 12.904 billion tons. Sutong bridge and Hangzhou bay cross-sea bridge.2: The Length of highway of the GYDR from 2001 to 2005 (in thousand kilometers) Source: The Industrial Map of the Yangtze Delta Region (2006-2007) The total mileage of freeway in the GYDR is 4. however.26% of the national total. such as Ninghang freeway.921 km. northern Jiangsu transport network. the freeways in the GYDR become crowded soon after the opening. accounting for 14. With the construction of a series of major projects.

In Shanghai. forming a state-wide transport network.177 km in 2005.3 2. while the freight accounted for 17.1 Railway transport Railway development in the Yangtze Delta Region Figure 2. However the railway mileage per 10. intercity passenger transport only accounted for 0.3: Growth of passenger and freight traffic on highways of the GYDR from 2001 to 2005 Source: The Industrial Map of the Yangtze Delta Region (2006-2007) It can be seen from the above chart that the passenger and freight transport in the GYDR during the five years was growing.2.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 3 500 000 3 000 000 growth of passenger and freight (1000 people/1000 tons) 2 500 000 2 000 000 1 500 000 1 000 000 500 000 0 2001 2002 2003 Year Pas senger (thousand people) 2004 2005 Freight(thousand tons ) Figure 2.84% of the GYDR. the railway network in GYDR cannot accommodate the demands of economic and social development in this region yet. The operating mileage of railways in the GYDR was about 3. 22 . only one-third of the national average. 2.000 persons was only 0.16 km. accounting for 4. including Shanghai. As a whole.3.1: Railway of the Yangtze Delta Region The railway network in the GYDR has developed rapidly. Clearly there is a lot of pressure on freight transport in the GYDR.16%.3.21% of the national total in the same period.

2. Railway freight in the GYDR grew at an annual rate of about 6%. With the gradual regional economic integration and highway congestion. which was less than that of national growth during the same period of (39. the total mileage of intercity rail transport network in the Yangtze Delta Region is expected to reach 815 km.2: Growth of freight traffic by train in the GYDR from 2001 to 2005 (in thousand tons) Source: The Industrial Map of the Yangtze Delta Region (2006-2007) 23 . the pressure on railway transport is huge due to the rapid increase in passenger and freight transport demand.53%. Intercity railway services within the GYRD have been planned. 70 000 Freight traffic by train Freight traffic by train (Thousand tons) 60 000 50 000 40 000 30 000 20 000 10 000 0 2001 2002 2003 Year Shanghai Jiangsu Zhejiang 2004 2005 Figure 2. the few slow-speed train services cannot meet passenger transport demands within the region. In 2005. By 2020. designed for inter-province transport.91%. There is a lack of high-speed train services within the 50 to 300 km range.05% of the national total. while railway passengers accounted for 15. railway freight movement in the GYDR accounted for 4. Comment from stakeholder dialogue: It was pointed out that the Ministry of Railways is set up to deal primarily with freight (and mainly coal) and they do not have the capacity/culture to deal with metropolitan rail transport.3. As a result. With the huge demand for passenger transport.49%. In the same period.13% of the national total. which was much more rapid than the national growth of 9.2 Railway passenger and freight transport in the Yangtze Delta Region From 2001 to 2005. the number of railway passengers in the GYDR grew by 31. railway freight transport has to be reduced to leave room for passenger. However a new 800-km long regional railway has been agreed between the three provinces in the GYRD and this is expected to go ahead.4%). while highway freight growth rate was about 13%. freight tons grew by 25.3.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study In China the railway system is generally for long-distance service (over 300 km).

4 Waterway transport In 2005.4. Figure 2. Ningbo.3: Growth of passenger traffic by train in the GYDR from 2001 to 2005 (in thousand passengers) Source: The Industrial Map of the Yangtze Delta Region (2006-2007) 2. and the GYRD boasts large scale port capacity overall. Zhoushan and Lianyun’gang ranked among the top ten ports in China. the ports of Shanghai.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 80 000 70 000 Pasenger traffic by train passenger traffic by train (Thousand passengers) 60 000 50 000 40 000 30 000 20 000 10 000 0 2001 2002 2003 Year ShangHai JiangSu ZheJiang 2004 2005 Figure 2.1: Major ports of the Yangtze Delta Region 24 .3.

accounting for 71. In 2005 the waterway passenger and passenger-kilometers were 37. Suzhou.85% and it is the second largest port in the GYDR.23 billion person kilometers (see Appendix Ⅱ. It shows that Shanghai waterway transport is mainly oceangoing freight. Jiangsu and Zhejiang was not so wide.4. accounting for 18. 2. accounting for 48 % and 34% of the total figures for China (Figure 2.79% of the port freight in GYDR.4. 450 000 400 000 Freight by water Freight by water (Thousand tons) 350 000 300 000 250 000 200 000 150 000 100 000 50 000 0 2001 2002 2003 Year Shanghai Jiangsu Zhejiang 2004 2005 Figure 2. (See Appendix I.94% respectively. Nanjing. the waterway passenger transport and passenger-kilometers in GYDR decreased. while the waterway freight ton-kilometers was much higher in Shanghai.54% and 18. but rose slightly in 2004.682. the waterway freight movement and turnover of the GYDR were 1.4.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 2.14% of the total figures for China respectively. Nantong.51 million and 1.37% of the total in the GYDR. the variation in waterway freight transport of Shanghai. In 2005. a hierarchy port system has been formed: Shanghai and Ningbo ports serve as the container trunk line ports and Lianyun’gang.2: Freight by water of the GYDR from 2001 to 2005 (in thousands of tons) Source: Data in this table are provided by The Industrial Map of the Yangtze Delta Region (2006-2007) In 2005.11% and 7. The Shanghai Port has the leading role in the port system of the GYRD. Wenzhou and other ports as the branch line ports with other ports as the feeding ports.6 billion ton-kilometers respectively.2). Zhenjiang.1 Waterway freight and passenger transport in the YDR In 2005. Figure 1~2). Table 1) 25 . The cargo handling capacity of Ningbo Port accounts for 19.057 million tons and 1. From 2001 to 2003.4.2 Port function in the GYDR In the GYDR. accounting for 32. with the cargo handled through Shanghai and Ningbo ports taking 13. cargo handled through major ports of the Yangtze Delta Region accounted for about 40% of the total in China.

5.12 million flew through the 10 civilian airports of the YDR.79% of the nation’s total. Figure 2.1 Aviation Airports in the YDR By 2005.5 2. This compares with a total of 39 such airports in the entire country. Table 2) 26 . (See Appendix I. the 16 cities of the YDR had 10 civilian airports. the YDR plays an important role in the nationwide air transportation system. representing 20. and there is one civilian airport per ten thousand square kilometers.5.35 million passengers at 137 airports in China.2 Airport passengers in the YDR In 2005 there were 284. among which 59.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 2. Five of the 10 airports in the YDR boarded over 1 million passengers per year.1: Airports in the YDR 2. Therefore.5.

01% of the total air cargo in China. The scheduled all-cargo flights from/to the Shanghai Airport account for a small proportion (5%) of the total flights. the supply of transport infrastructure per capita is insufficient. especially Pudong International Airport. The airport system of the YDR has the following two features: 1. only one-third of the national average.6 Conclusions Economic prosperity will undoubtedly strengthen the transport linkage among cities and regions in the GYDR. The highway mileage per ten thousand people is only 20.63% of that of all the airports in mainland China.8% of China’s average. The air cargo transport service of the YDR mainly focuses on Shanghai.16 kilometers. With the annual growth of passengers in the YDR. Nanjing. Table 3). Although the road length density of the YDR is higher than other areas in China. equivalent to 40. which will have considerable influence on the development of the YDR in the future.5. and 86. Regional economic development requires the integration of transport system over different modes and different administrative boundaries. 2.1: Airports in the YDR 2. Six airports handle above ten thousand tons of cargo and mail in the region (see Appendix I.57 million tons. Zhoushan. but the volume it transports reaches 35.5.3 Air cargo and mail The annual cargo and mail of the 10 airports in YDR reached 2. The strong correlation between water freight and highway freight indicates that a further increase in import-export trade will bring more highway traffic. Nantong Table 2. Ningbo Class III Branch Line Wuxi.2% of the air cargo in the YDR. it is not sufficient compared with its economic scale and size of population. 2. Taizhou. intercity passenger transport has become 27 . Changzhou.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study The airports in the YDR can be classified as three categories: Classification City Class I National Hub Shanghai Class II Key Node Hangzhou. Its railway mileage per ten thousand people is merely 0. This area is very important for international air flight and sea transportation. Although the transport facilities of the YDR are relatively well developed as a whole.

but also link up passenger transport between cities and urban public transport within cities. highways and railways across provinces. 28 . the key lies in strengthening the construction of passenger transport hubs. In other words the authorities should regard developing a fast and convenient transfer system as the pre-condition for constructing passenger transport hubs. Further development of oceangoing container shipping relies crucially on the distribution system of inland waterways.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study the competitive focus of various transport means. especially the medium and long distance intercity passenger. As a result there is a need for a comprehensive transport plan to maintain and improve the efficiency and competitiveness of this region. As far as passenger transport is concerned. The passenger transport hubs not only link up different internal modes of a certain transport means.

883 — 80.209 130.310 Suburbs 88.349 926. waterway (particularly port) and aviation. suburbs and area outside of Shanghai) has been conducted to define traffic distribution in the Shanghai region. Recently an investigation of highway traffic among the three areas (central city (within the outer ring). which has.1 Traffic distribution in the Shanghai region In the past the major economic activities were concentrated in the central city. First.519 Total 131.325 83.694 — 51.1.1: Traffic Distribution among the city proper.198 Suburbs 251.059 803. including the area between Shanghai administrative boundary and outer-ring freeway.412 52. since the 1990s industry has increasingly developed in suburban areas due to vast amounts of cheap land and good access to the regional highway.297 544.913 536.295 Outside of Shanghai 50.436 23.703 Total 205. railway.093 130.577 — 131.408 Outside of Shanghai 27.000 motor-vehicle trips every day.704 1. Now the highway in the Shanghai region alone accommodates 591.994 Table 3. to a large extent. the traffic distribution is discussed in the Shanghai region. and it concludes with the analysis of some key indexes of passenger transport and cargo transport.163 54.197 937.404.755 24. However. Passenger traffic Central city Suburbs Outside of Shanghai Total Freight traffic Central city Suburbs Outside of Shanghai Total Total O-D Central city suburbs Outside of Shanghai Total Central city — 173.355 346. Regional transport in Shanghai This chapter focuses on the comprehensive transportation system in Shanghai region.146 215.21 This survey does not include the traffic inside the central city (Table 3.364 342.475 Total 337.191 47.1.801 Central city — 90. There are several very congested sections with trucks moving along several corridors that connect to other parts of mainland China.900 392.783 Suburbs 163.126 81.292 52.930 76.508 Outside of Shanghai 22. The transport network here includes highway.470 249.982 Central city — 264.436 390. Then transport infrastructure is described.033 30. 3.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 3. changed the traffic flow pattern in the Shanghai region.645 601.714 28.2).1.834 591.1 and Table 3. suburbs and area outside of the City PCU/day (passenger car units per day)22 Source: Shanghai Highway Network Vehicle Travel OD Distribution and Traffic Characteristic Analysis Report 2004 29 .

61% 8.67% 7.225 51.025 97. Due to the transport policy to encourage the public transport in the central city. the transport connection between the central city and suburbs is much better than that between the suburban areas.17% Central city Figure 3.17%) of the total. 3.1.17% Table 3. However. The policy has not yet delivered success in reducing congestion or in decreasing the dense population in the city center.58% 516.suburbs Central city . and the travel between suburbs accounts for the largest percentage (43. especially for the freeway system (toll road). waterway and aviation. covering a wide range of transportation modes.outside of Shanghai Suburbs .85% 7.61% Freight vehicle 179.292 30.481 164.04% 43.67% 7.319 249. 30 . sea and air transport hubs in China today. such as railway.800 45.325 Total 37.60% 43.04% Suburbs 37.82% 17. highway.94% 5.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Region Central city . major road construction has mainly taken place in suburban areas.12% 12.outside of Shanghai Suburbs .607 342.99% 42.1: Highway vehicle travel linkage between various areas of Shanghai If the internal travel of the urban area is not taken into account.1.621 105.2 Supply of facilities Shanghai is one of the most important land.2: Travel between Various Regions and Their Percentages (Unit: PCU/day) Outside of Shanghai 12.12% 43.860 59.suburbs Passenger vehicle 336.033 42. and this has caused much difficulty for travel in the suburbs.23 Through decades of construction. Shanghai has established a regional transport system. the traffic in the suburbs accounts for the major part.926 591.

1 Highways Shanghai now has basically built its freeway network and completed its urban outer-ring construction. freeways and highways as Figure 3.2: Shanghai Highway Mileage Changes from 1990 to 2005 (Unit: kilometers) 31 . 1999 4.625. 1993 3.165.721. Year Length Year Length 1990 3.2. 2004 7. 1997 3. 2002 6.2.677. By the end of 2005. 1991 3.286. the total mileage of the highways24 (including village roads) of Shanghai had reached 8 110 kilometers. 2003 6.110 Table 3. 1994 3.787.104. 2.2. thus forming its road system of “three rings and ten radial roads”. 2000 5.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 3.1: Change in Shanghai highway mileage in the past years (Unit: kilometers) 9000 8000 7000 6000 Km 5000 4000 3000 2000 19 90 19 91 19 92 19 93 19 94 19 95 19 96 19 97 19 98 19 99 20 00 20 01 20 02 20 03 20 04 20 05 Year Figure 3.805.409 km. These roads not only link the countrywide highway network.2.1 and Figure 3. forming a highway transportation network with the state highways.961. The state.486.970. Please refer to Table 3. The highway density reached about 123.66 times that in 1990. 2001 6.078.2.1 kilometer per 100 square kilometers on average. 1995 3. 1996 3. 1992 3. provincial and county highways totaled 3.231.1 Highway in Shanghai trunk lines and the county and village highways as the branches. 162km more than that in 2004.049 1998 4. but also stretch to the various towns and villages in the suburbs of Shanghai.2.2 for the mileage change of the highways of Shanghai in the past years. 2005 8.881.

accounting for 37.81% 27.1% 12.7% 25.2 shows that the highway mileage of Shanghai in the past decade increased with an annual average growth rate of 7.3-4 for the hierarchy structure of the highway network of Shanghai.000-7. By the end of 2005.057 kilometers of highway at or above second grate (highways designed for an average of 3.26% 6. During the “tenth-five-year-plan” period.7% of the total mileage of highways.5% State highw ay Provincial highw ay County highw ay 32 Village highw ay . Shanghai built the first freeway in China---Shanghai-Jiading Freeway. the city had a total of 3. the technical hierarchy structure of the highways of Shanghais has also been greatly improved.21% 4.2. 1.2%.24% 27.2. Table 4 for the traffic flows of the networks).8% 57.56% Freew ay Third-grade highw ay First-grade highw ay Fourth-grade highw ay Second-grade highw ay Non-classified highw ay Figure 3. Shanghai finished the construction of 10 freeways including the A20 outer-ring (Please see Appendix I. the freeway construction of Shanghai developed rapidly.2. By the end of 2004. accounting for 6.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Source: Shanghai Statistic Yearbook 1991-2006 Figure 3.21% of the total highway mileage. While total highway mileage is increasing. Shanghai-Nanjing and Shanghai-Hangzhou freeway were built. of which the mileage of freeway has already reached 560 kilometers.3: The technical grade of highway in Shanghai (2004) 4.500 mid-sized trucks passing day and night). In 2000.92% 32. In 1988. Please refer to Figure 3.

15 Shanghai hub branch lines and liaison lines and 79 special-purpose lines. Please refer to Figure 3.5 and Figure 3. During the 15 years from 1990 to 2003. especially for Shanghai intercity passenger transport. The railway transport of the Shanghai area undertakes 50% of intercity passengers in Shanghai and some 5% of cargo transport. The operated mileage of Shanghai reached 269 kilometers in 2005.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Figure 3. However.2.2 Railways As one of the ten largest railway hubs of China.2.2. Shanghai Railway plays an important role in the national railway networks.2. The railway of Shanghai includes two main lines linking other parts of mainland China: Shanghai-Nanjing Line and Shanghai-Hangzhou Line. 270 265 260 KM 255 250 245 1990 1995 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Railw ay Operated Mileage Figure 3.6 and Table 3.4: Administrative grade of highway in Shanghai (2004) 3. It represents the backbone. in the last three years it saw an increase.2. overall railway mileage stagnated.2.5: Change of Shanghai Railway Mileage from 1990 to 2005 Source: Shanghai Statistic Yearbook 1991-2006 33 .2.

1990 259 1998 248 1991 259 1999 260 1992 235 2000 257 1993 247 2001 257 1994 246 2002 257 1995 256 2003 257 1996 256 2004 264 1997 244 2005 269 Table 3. Ocean transportation plays a major role in the foreign trade of Shanghai. 34 . and a total of 35 large or small stations. which constitute the water/land and internal/external transport hub.2. Zhejiang and Anhui Province.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Figure 3. coastal and ocean transport.6: Railway networks in Shanghai Year Length Year Length kilometer) There are three large passenger transport stations: Shanghai Station. a boat may directly reach the various coastal provinces as well as the rest of the world.3 Water transport The water transport of Shanghai is composed of inland river. oil and regular international container shipping line. The water transport trunk way of the Yangtze River links eight provinces along the Yangtze River. is through ocean transportation. including bulk goods. The inland river shipping of Shanghai connects with that of Jiangsu. By going out to the sea through the Yangtze River estuary.2: Operated Mileage Change of Shanghai Railway from 1990 to 1997 (Unit: 3. linking the ports and metros.2. Yangtze River. 98% of the foreign trade exported material of Shanghai Port. Shanghai Southern and Western Station.2.

7: Shanghai Ten-thousand Ton Tonnage Berths and Wharf Length Change Source: The “11th-five-year-plan” special planning for ports and inland rivers shipping of Shanghai 35 .96 7. and a water depth of more than 15 meters.7.2.8 8. The outer port. As the focus of Shanghai International Shipping Center construction.2 KM 8 7. For further details please refer to Table 3.3: Shanghai inland waterway mileage and ships change in the past years Source: Shanghai Statistic Yearbook. The designed handling capacity of the port area will reach 4.8 7.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Year Waterway mileage(km) 2 037 2 066 2 032 2 107 Boat(vessel) Container Ship(vessel) Tonnage(kg) 5 571 379 6 180 086 6 943 781 8 126 234 TEU Capacity 419 138 466 101 522 685 620 984 2002 2003 2004 2005 1 268 1 301 2 077 2 016 287 303 347 397 Table 3.2 7 6.2.3 million TEU.2. of which 107 are 10.4: Wharf Length and Berth Number of Shanghai Port from 1995 to 2006 9 8.2.2.6 8.76 category Thousand-ton Berth 680 1 110 1 240 1 310 Container Berth 12 18 28 32 Year 1995 2000 2005 2006 Number of Berth 140 1 098 1 181 1 140 Table 3.4 8. 2003-2006 3. Length of Wharfs(km) 1. and 104 kilometers away from the major international shipping lines.4 7. which is so-called Shanghai Port.000 meters have been constructed.92 8.6 7.4 and Figure.000-ton berths and 25 berths are for container ships. 3. The first and second phase wharfs of Yangshan are in operation. and the inner port serving inland shipping.4 Ports The port facilities of Shanghai are composed of the outer port serving ocean/sea transport and Yangtze River shipping. the Yangshan Port Area is situated to the southeast of the Shanghai Nanhui Luchao Port outside the estuaries of Hangzhou Gulf and the Yangtze River.8 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 110 105 100 120 115 135 130 125 Length of Wharfs Ten-thousand-ton Berths Figure 3.28 1.2. and 9 deep-water container berths with a total shoreline length of 3. owns 40 kilometers of shoreline and 322 berths.

Hongqiao Airport has mainly functioned as an airport for domestic flights.8 Situated in the western part of Shanghai.000 meters long and 60 meters wide. Pudong International Airport covers an area of 40 square kilometers. only 13 kilometers away from the CBD. Shanghai had opened its air flight to 162 cities at home and abroad (of which 76 are domestic cities and 86 are international and regional cities). However. Pudong International Airport also owns an air cargo transport base.000 square meters. and may provide 24-hour service for all types of airplanes. about 30 kilometers away Figure 3.8: Airports in Shanghai from the CBD and 40 kilometers from Hongqiao Airport.2.2. flights through Pudong Airport account for 60% or so of the total for all Shanghai airports. Region Domestic Cities International Cities Total 2000 68 53 121 2001 75 70 145 2002 79 62 141 2003 75 69 144 2004 76 86 162 Table 3.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 3. two parallel taxiways.2. After many international flights moved to the Pudong Airport. 36 . Situated in the eastern of Shanghai. and the parking apron is about 486. It has a north-south runway of 4.400 meters long and 57. and 52 foreign and Chinese airlines (of which 11 are domestic airlines and 41 are foreign airlines) had opened their regular flights to Shanghai.6 meters wide.5 Aviation By 2005. At present. and both airports can allow large passenger airplanes to take off and land.5: Cities to which Shanghai has opened its air traffics Source: The “11th-five-year-plan” planning for air transport of Shanghai Shanghai Airports include Hongqiao Airport and Pudong International Airport. The runway is 3. Hongqiao Airport has one runway and one taxiway. Please refer to Figure 3.2. it has also kept its function as an emergency landing area for international flights.

390 6.548 60.260 6. Of this 44.920 20.644 7.452 0.540 Airway 5. Their passenger-kilometers in 2006 were 10 times and 4 times those of 1995 respectively (see Table 3.54 4.670 8.886 5.506 8.3.3.1: Shanghai passenger dispatches in the major years (unit: thousand) Total Year 1995 2000 2005 2006 Passenger -Kilometers 17.2).290 29.580 Highway 12. especially for international travel.050 There into Railway 29.677 0.800 43.3.800 23. 3.570 24.650 68.171 0.1 Passenger transport Intercity passenger transport structure As many as 102 million passengers were dispatched out of Shanghai in 2006.393 74.452 Airway 9. In terms of passenger-kilometers. which accounts for 44% of the intercity passengers (see Table 3.820 24.1).930 94.130 44.680 27.685 Waterway 3.287 There into Railway 3. air transportation takes a leading place with 81% share.686 17. an increase of 8% over the same period in 2005.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 3.3 3.123 Highway 0.120 5.090 Table 3. 37 .3.418 3.2: Shanghai passenger-kilometers in the major years (billion person-km) Source: Shanghai Statistic Yearbook 1996-2007 In terms of passenger-kilometers. which clearly demonstrates the advantage of aviation in long-distance passenger transportation.028 Table3.472 66.25 Total Year 1995 2000 2005 2006 Passenger Dispatch 52. highway and air intercity passenger transportation has grown remarkably.870 102.840 Waterway 5.098 23.58 million passengers were dispatched by railways.823 1.611 53.

600 Year 1995 2000 2005 2006 Average 325 341 700 728 Table 3.500 km and the figure is still rising.974 2. Please refer to Table 3.2: Comparison of passenger haul distance among different transportation modes travelling to and from Shanghai 38 .2. and that of railways remains unchanged.3.3. Figure 3. It is worth noting that transport distance by water (not including ocean route) descends sharply.3.3. air transport has the longest haul distance of more than 1. mode Railway 117 119 113 115 Highway 65 66 304 312 Waterway 619 126 72 69 Airway 1.574 2.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 12% 81% 7% 0% 1% passenger-kilometers 44% 27% 23% 6% passenger 20% railw ay highw ay 40% w aterw ay 60% airw ay 80% 100% Figure 3.1: Transportation Structure of Intercity Passenger of Shanghai (2006) The passenger haul distance has increased year by year. Meanwhile. which means inland waterways have decreasing importance in passenger transportation in Shanghai.3.708 1.3: Passenger haul distance by different transport modes (·km) 3000 2500 2000 km 1500 1000 500 0 1995 Average 2000 Railw ay Highw ay 2005 Waterw ay 2006 Airw ay Figure 3.3. The haul distance of highways has increased significantly since 2000.

These areas include Beijing.3: Average Daily Traffic Flow of Shanghai Highway Network for State and Provincial Highway (in PCU per day) In terms of the passenger destination.3.650 PCU/day in 2004. Jiangxi. Zhejiang.3. including Fujian. Shannxi and some other provinces. Sichuan. The average daily flows on the state and provincial highways has increased from 7.2 Highway passenger transport Since 1991. with an annual average growth rate of 10.3. the areas to the west of Shanghai have the least passengers to/from Shanghai. Hebei. 30000 (PCU/day) Average Daily Traffic Flow 25000 20000 15000 10000 5000 0 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Figure 3. traffic volume on Shanghai’s highway network has been growing rapidly. The next are the areas to the south of Shanghai.4: Intercity Highway Passenger Destination of Shanghai in 2004 39 .268 PCU/day in 1991 to 25. Guangdong.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 3.8%. Area in the south of Shanghai 28% Area in the w est of Shanghai 11% Area in the nort of Shanghai 61% Area in the north of Shanghai Area in the w est of Shanghai Area in the south of Shanghai Figure 3. Jiangsu. which is around 3% higher than the average annual rate of growth in the mileage of highway. Chongqing and other provinces. Henan. the areas to the north of Shanghai account for the largest share (61%) of all passenger destinations. Hubei. etc. Hainan. including Anhui.

Most of the passenger trains in the Shanghai-Nanjing direction are dispatched to the north of China. while during the three years from 2001 to 2003. and the Shanghai-Hangzhou direction accounts for one-third.80% 67.4 Aviation During the decade from 1990 to 2000.30% 63.90% Table 3.66 million passenger boarding/alighting from Pudong airport and 17.10% 36. 3. the daily average number of passengers at Shanghai Airports had reached 114.3. By 2005.90% 63.80% 67.60% 64.20% 32.3 million in 2004. Annual railway passengers in the Shanghai-Nanjing direction rose from 18. One way passengers Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Shanghai→Nanjing 62. up 22%. the number of air passengers in Shanghai increased to 10 million.000.00% 62. The annual number of railway passengers in the Shanghai-Hangzhou direction rose from 11 million in 1998 to 13 million in 2004.8 million by Hongqiao airport.10% 36. so the Shanghai-Nanjing direction passenger predominates.40% 35.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 3.4: Railway Passenger transport (2004) Source: The “11-th-year-plan” Construction Planning Assumption of Shanghai Railways In terms of passenger growth.50% 35. Table 5. Please refer to Appendix I. 23.20% 32. with 41.50% Return passengers Shanghai─Nanjing 63.00% 37. up 45% with an annual average growth rate of 10%.3.3. 40 .50% Shanghai→Hangzhou 37. There are also many large and medium cities located along the Shanghai-Nanjing railway.8 million in 2000 to 27.3 Railway Passenger Transport The Shanghai-Nanjing direction accounts for two-thirds of Shanghai railway passengers.90% 63.70% 36.10% Shanghai─Hangzhou 37. it also increased by 10 million. the figure increased by 11 million.50% 64.46 million passengers in one year. In only one year from 2003 to 2004. the number of passengers travelling in the Shanghai-Nanjing direction has increased faster than that in the Shanghai-Hangzhou direction. with an annual average growth of 5%. and the passenger flow in this direction is far greater than that along the Shanghai-Hangzhou.

04 million tons.4.4.4.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 3.4. the proportion of cargo moved by water rose dramatically. the share of railway transport decreased and the proportion of air transport grew slowly.5% of total cargo in 2005.4 3. Although highway cargo also rose dramatically. Please refer to Figure 3. up from 34% in 1995 to 48. 41 .1.1: Cargo Transport by Various Transport Modes in the Shanghai Region (unit: thousands of tons) Source: Shanghai Statistic Yearbook 1996-2006 In terms of transportation mode structure. Its highway and air cargo has grown continuously. up 63% over that of 1995.1 and Table 3. while the water and railway cargo dropped first and then rose. its corresponding proportion of total cargo transport dropped slightly. In the meantime. but the amount of air cargo grew very fast. 400000 350000 300000 thousand tons 250000 200000 150000 100000 50000 0 1995 1996 Railw ay 1997 1998 2000 Waterw ay 2004 Airw ay 2005 Highw ay Figure 3.1: Cargo Transport by Various Transportation modes (unit: thousands of tons) Composition Railway 41 660 62 130 58 170 52 920 32 630 38 620 38 410 Highway 245 730 250 230 259 910 263 520 283 690 315 540 326 840 Waterway 148 450 145 440 140 820 145 290 184 420 301 480 345 570 Airway 370 410 480 570 880 2 250 2 220 Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 2000 2004 2005 Total 436 210 458 210 459 380 462 300 501 620 657 890 713 040 Table 3.4.1 Cargo transport Cargo transport structure The total cargo tonnage for Shanghai in 2005 reached 713.

accounting for about 24% of all the large ports nationwide.878.79 Average distance (km) 14. etc.73 283.2 18. Compared to the figures of 1995.5 times that of 1995.54 million tons in 2004. Shanghai’s port has surpassed Singapore’s port to become the largest cargo port in the world..3% over the last year. and in 2004 it was 1.6% compared with the figures of 1995 respectively. Please refer to Appendix I.4.9 21.3 Water transport As shown in Table 3.8% 48.2 Highway cargo transport Highway cargo transportation (including ton-kilometers) has been growing.4. the total cargo and containers handled through Shanghai have grown 3.98 7.71 million TEU. The corresponding average haul distance also rose greatly.864. of which light industrial products and foods account for the highest percentage at 28. It reached 537 million tons in 2006. Figure 3.2: Cargo transport structure in the Shanghai area 3. Total cargo tonnage (million ton) 245.4.4.083.69 306.4.38 6.6% 20% 0. its container processed 21.5% 5.8 Year 1995 2000 2003 2004 Table 3.3.78 315. Please refer to Appendix II. 3.4% and 45. up 28.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 45.4% 9.7%. The total amount of highway cargo in Shanghai reached 315.0% 0. and its cargo transport turnover reached 7.3% 34.2: Ton-kilometers and transport distance of Shanghai in the past years Source: Shanghai Statistic Yearbook 1996~2005 The major goods carried by truck are light industrial products.14 5. but the distance is still short. Shanghai port’s cargo throughput has been growing quickly.1% and minerals account for the lowest percentage to 2.2 times and 14 times respectively.79 million ton kilometers.3% 2005 56. foods.54 Ton-kilometers (million ton km) 4.8 20.637.1% 1995 0% 40% railw ay highw ay 60% w aterw ay airw ay 80% 100% Figure 3.and long-distance transport by highway is increasing. Tables 6-7. since 2000. 42 .083. ranking third place worldwide only next to Hong Kong and Singapore for container handling. industrial products and building materials. indicating that the proportion of medium. up 21.

Since 2000 the tonnage of railway freight has shown growth.202 1.896 22. In contrast.077 24. railway cargo transport shrank prior to 2000.267 1.3: Cargo throughput of Shanghai’s port 3.261 Table 3.4. railway container cargo has been rising steadily since 1995 and reached 3.62 million tons.4. Please refer to Figure 3. By 2004 Shanghai’s total railway cargo had reached 38.548 12.4 45000 40000 35000 4000 3500 thousand TEU thousand ton 3000 30000 2500 25000 20000 15000 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2000 1500 Total freight(Thousand ton) Container (Thousand TEU) Figure 3.867 2.776 Container(Thousand TEU) imports 833 1.760 10.65 million TEU in 2004.4.4.4. 2.4.3: Shanghai railway cargo transport growth Year 1995 2000 2003 2004 Total freight (thousands of tons) imports 13.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Freight throughput Year (thousand TEU) 1 526 5 612 18 084 21 710 Freight throughput (thousand ton) 165 670 204 400 443 170 537 480 There into Import 120 970 137 910 275 390 345 980 export 44 700 66 490 167 780 191 510 Foreign-trade goods (thousand ton) 40 860 76 330 184 920 There into import 26 050 45 490 100 980 export 14 810 30 840 83 940 1995 2000 2005 2006 Table 3.4 Railway cargo transport Because of various historical reasons.4: Railway freight transport growth 43 .3 times the figure of 1995.083 12.246 1.188 25.392 exports 733 1.3and Table 3.844 exports 27.

5: Shanghai airports cargo transport growth Source: the 11th five-year-plan of Shanghai Air Transport In 2002 as many as 211. Its total port handling capacity is increasing rapidly.4. With the eastern transfer of flights from Hongqiao to Pudong. 3.4. reaching 26%. The opening of new train services. and industrial buildings tend to be single story. the combination of construction of intercity freeways and railways in the YRD as well as the increases in train speeds six-fold. Beyond that. the cargo and mail handling proportion of Pudong International Airport climbed year after year. development is regulated at the district and town level.5 Conclusions Comment from stakeholder dialogue: In Shanghai it was pointed out that the highway authority is often in conflict with the planning authority. In terms of water transport. hence there is little incentive to go for high-rise buildings and dense forms of land use. and the percentage of its foreign trade and container cargo transport are rising. from 30% in 2000 to 85% in 2004. the development of Shanghai’s ports and inland waterways is in full swing. such as post parcel transport. As a result Shanghai has been become a new international shipping center.958 tons of air cargo and mail were transported out of Shanghai. In terms of highways and railways. of which the amount of transport to Beijing accounted for the largest proportion. regular freight trains and double-deck container trains. has expanded the economic influence of Shanghai to the hinterland area. Here there is an incentive to sell as much land as possible to generate fiscal revenue. its cargo transport structure is optimized continuously. has greatly strengthened the relation between Shanghai and neighboring areas. .211 tons of cargo and mail were transported out of Shanghai airports through international flights.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 3. 44 Shanghai’s transport network infrastructure has been greatly improved in recent years. It was also pointed out that municipal developments are limited to the outer ring road. Compared to 1995. reaching 23%. Shanghai’s airport cargo increased more than 5 times. of which Asian countries accounted for the largest proportion. Throughput of cargo and post (thousands of tons) 366 879 1 615 2 250 Year 1995 2000 2003 2004 Table3. As many as 402. This is not conducive to public transport that requires relatively dense populations to make it efficient and accessible to many people.5 Air cargo transport As many as 900 airplanes took off from and land at Shanghai’s airports each day in 2005 (of which 488 were in Pudong Airport and 412 in Hongqiao Airport).

and the port distribution system is not perfect. especially the distribution system of the Yangshan deepwater port area which needs to be improved. The number of deep-water berths cannot meet the developing tendency of large and specialized ships. it still has the following problems: • The present highways are not synthetically related to Shanghai’s urban development and are not suitable for the town system as determined by the new round master plan of Shanghai. Shanghai’s inland river-ways are constructed at a slow speed. • Shanghai has only two external railways: Shanghai-Nanjing and Shanghai-Hangzhou railways. their cargo transport facilities cannot meet the new cargo transport demand. • The infrastructures and hubs such as the Shanghai airport runways.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Shanghai’s air transport capacity is also growing swiftly and its airports have joined the list of the world’s busiest airports. 45 . and the container sea-railway combined transport capacity has developed slowly. their capacity cannot meet personal travel requirements occurring in peak times such as festivals and holidays. • The construction of the comprehensive connecting ground transport facilities for the airports still need to accelerate. • • • Shanghai’s container wharfs continue to be operated under an excessively heavy load. the construction of terminal buildings and cargo terminals have not been delivered to the expected standards. While the comprehensive transport system of Shanghai has made great strides.

The total number of daily trips by residents and number of daily trips made using motorized vehicles rose 45% and 220% respectively from 1995 to 2005. some typical transport demand management policies are discussed to achieve the balance of supply and demand in Shanghai. Firstly. Shanghai urban transport This chapter focuses on the transport systems in Shanghai’s city center (mainly within the outer-ring) with a detailed analysis of its demand and supply.1 Features of travel demand According to the Third Transport Survey Report of Shanghai (2004).Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 4.1: Growth rate of total trips by residents and motorized vehicles 46 . the situation of Shanghai's traffic demand.1. 4. then the city's transport supply system. including the travel characteristics of both residents and motorized vehicles. The features of both resident travel and motorized vehicle travel prove that the increasing trend of transport demand is irresistible. including the city’s road system. transport demand within central city in Shanghai has been increasing dramatically. 250% 200% 150% 100% 50% 0% 45% 220% Resident travel Resident travel Motorized vehicle travel Motorized vehicle travel Figure 4. public transport system and non-motorized transport system are analyzed. Finally. is described.

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4.1.1 Features of personal travel
Trip rate In 2004 the number of daily personal trips of Shanghai was about 41 million, up 45% over the figure of 1995, of which the number of trips by the permanent population was nearly 38 million, and those by the floating population nearly 3 million per day.

50000 40000 thousand/day 30000 20000 10000 0 28300

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Figure 4.1.2: Total person trips Commuter trips have been increasing with the increase of population. The daily average figure was 23 million, up 20% over the figure of 1995. However, the non-commuting trips have been increasing faster with the increase of economic activities; the average daily figure reached 18 million person times, up 100% over the figure of 1995. The current public transport system has difficulty meeting the demand of growing non-commuting travel.

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Figure 4.1.3: Total trips of the commuting and others In 2004 the daily trips of the permanent population in the city center of Shanghai (inside inner ring) was 13.60 million, up 25% over the figure of 1995. With a large section of the population moving out of the city center because of the high price of houses and urban expansion, the number of daily trips of the permanent population in the outside area (between the inner ring and outer ring) grew faster, up 70% over the figure of 1995, reaching 13.20 million. In the same time period its share of all trips rose from 27% to 32%. In the suburbs the permanent
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population trips increased 45% over the figure of 1995, reaching 14.10 million, and its share of all trips rose from 34% to 35%.
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Figure 4.1.4: The number of personal trips in different areas of Shanghai
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Suburb, 34%

City center, 39%

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Betw een inner and outer ring, 32%

Figure 4.1.5: Trips in different areas The increase of economic and social activities promotes an increase in personal trip rates, which is higher in city center than in the city as a whole. The daily trip rate of the permanent population in Shanghai rose from 1.87 in 1995 to 2.21 in 2004, while the trip rate of the permanent population in the city center rose from 1.97 in 1995 to 2.36. The daily trip rate of the permanent population of Pudong District was the highest, reaching 2.58.
Trip rate (trips/day) 2.47 2.58 2.26 2.3

Region City center Area between inner and outer ring Suburb Overall city Puxi Pudong Puxi Pudong

Population (thousands) 3 677 407 4 125 1 560

Trips (thousands) 9 090 1 050 9 340 3 590

7 346 17 115

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Travel purposes and modal split Compared with 1995, the proportion of commuting and school trips of Shanghai dropped by 12% in 2004, while the proportion of non-commuting trips for shopping and entertainment rose. This represents a higher demand for more individual and flexible transport services.
Travel purpose Work Go to school Shopping Entertainment Business Live Total 1995 51.60% 16.90% 5.20% 4.00% 3.50% 18.80% 100% 2004 41.70% 13.90% 17.20% 8.90% 4.60% 13.70% 100%

Table 4.1.2: Travel purposes composition of the permanent residents of Shanghai in 2004 From 1995 to 2004, the proportion of the motorized mode trips in Shanghai rose from 28% to 40%, of which the proportion of public transport rose from 20% to 24%, private motorized vehicle from 7% to 15%, while non-motorized-vehicle dropped from 42% to 28%.

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taxi 4% bicycle 30% car 16%

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Figure 4.1.6: Modal split of commuting and non-commuting trips (2004) Travel distance and time With the expansion of the city and the remarkable expansion of the urban activity space, the average travel distance extended from 4.5 kilometers/trip to 6.9 kilometers/trip from 1995 to 2004.

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1 School 31 Car 40. the transport linkage between the different areas was still quite strong.7 Business 42.5 Home 29. reaching 70 minutes.1 million. and daily trips crossing the river increased from 1.8 Table: 4.3 Motorcycle 20.5 Metro 70.1. at around 30 minutes +/.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 6.1 million to 7. Between 1995 and 2004 the number of daily trips entering and leaving the central area grew from 5. up from 1.7: Increase of commuting distance Among different trip modes. up 73%.1 million to 1. and most of other modes will take less than half an hour.5 Figure 4.9 7 travel distance(km/trip) 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 1995 1995 2004 2004 4. travel by metro takes the longest time. For different trip purposes. In the same period the number of daily average trips entering and leaving city center grew by 175%.2 million to 3.3 Leisure 21. up 54%. the average travel time by bus was also nearly one hour per trip.9 Shopping 20.9 Foot 16.1 Bicycle 21.1 E-bike/Gas-moped 24.1 Life 29.2 million. the average travel time was nearly equal.1.4 Taxi 32.3: Travel time of different modes and purposes in Shanghai (min. 50 . Trip mode Average time Trip purpose Average time Bus 56 Work 33. which indicates that the metro plays an increasingly important role in long distance travel.) Source: the third comprehensive transport survey report of Shanghai Spatial distribution of personal travel From 1995 to 2004.10 minutes. the construction of cross-river facilities stimulated the growth of cross-river travel demand.8 million. In the process of relocating people from the center to the periphery.

9: Travel flows in Shanghai Source: Third Comprehensive Transport Survey Report of Shanghai 51 .1.1. Huangpu District. Changning District and Yangpu District are the largest.8: Growth of trips in different belts Figure 4. of which the flows between Pudong New District. Xuhui District.1.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 8000 7000 6000 thousand trips 5000 4000 3000 2000 1000 0 Cross-river Trip Enter and leave central area 1995 2004 Enter and leave dow ntow n Figure 4. Jiading district Baoshan district Yangpu Zhabei Hongkou Yangpu Zhabei Hongkou Putuo Changning Xuhui Jinan Huangpu Luwan Pudong new district Putuo Jin an Huangpu Pudong new district Qinpu district  Minhang district Changning Lu wan Nanhui district Songjiang district Fenxian district Above: Travel flows in the central city (2004) Left: Travel flows in the whole city Jinshan district Figure 4.9 shows that Shanghai’s traffic volume is still concentrated in the central urban area.

95 million. The number of auto trips in the city center was the largest.1. 6000 5000 thousand/day 4000 3000 2000 1000 0 1995 1995 2004 2004 1500 5000 Figure 4. reaching 1. and the motorcycle made 2.14 million. among which the number of auto trips was five million.10: Growth of personalized motorized vehicle travel in Shanghai 1950 2000 1900 ten thousand/day 1500 1150 1000 500 0 City center Betw een inner and outer ring Betw een inner and outer ring Suburb City center Suburb Figure 4.1. the fleet size of passenger vehicles in Shanghai increased threefold to 2004 and the trips and daily mileage per vehicle also grew.14 million trips per day.11: Motorized vehicle travel in different regions in 2004 Features of passenger vehicle travel Compared with 1995. but the mileage utilization rate and the passenger occupancy rate dropped.1. up 220% over that of 1995.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 4.2 Personal motorized vehicle travel Motorization and trips In 2004 the daily average number of Shanghai’s surface motorized vehicle trips of was 7. 52 .

227 kilometers. to 1999 when the Yan’an Road elevated expressway was open to traffic.61 29 75 Rate of increase 51. have been completed in the central city of Shanghai. the reconstruction of the “three east-west throughways and three north-south throughways”.1.63 51 19. In the five years from 1996 to 2000.45 21 52 2004 180 2.1% 44.2. The elevated expressway road system of Shanghai forms the backbone of the solid surface transport trunk network of Shanghai. the average daily number of trips by truck in Shanghai increased slightly. the total mileage of city road in Shanghai had reached 12. but the average daily mileage increased considerably. the road area was 209.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Index Number of vehicles (thousands) Mileage utilization ratio (%) Average trips (times/day*vehicle) Daily mileage (km) Trip distance (km/trip) Occupancy rate (person/vehicle) 1995 121 87% 2.6% 3.6% 7.5: Changes in Shanghai commercial truck traffic characteristics 4.4 2004 498 84% 2. the annual average growth rate of the road mileage and area was 12%.2 Features of traffic supply 4.5% 38. By the end of 2005.2% Table 4. including the urban express road system composed of the elevated expressway inner ring.6% Table 4.4: Changes in Shanghai passenger vehicle traffic characteristics26 Features of truck travel Compared with 1995.1. which reflects that most of the roads were newly built or 53 . an outer ring and several radial elevated expressways. up 84% over the figure of 2000. From 1994 when the first elevated expressway road inner ring was completed and opened to traffic.3% 6. Index Number of vehicles (thousands) Average trips (times/day*vehicle) Trip distance (km) Average mileage (km/day*vehicle) 1995 119 2.4 6.9 20 3. up 157% over the figure of 2000. in which nearly 20 billon Yuan has been invested.1 Road supply and use In the past decade the major urban roads projects. The scale and the construction standard of this expressway are superior. the elevated expressway road system shaped like the Chinese character “申” formed in the Shanghai urban area.4% 4.75 54.4 million square meters.1% -51.6% -3. The number of traffic lanes crossing the river by bridge and tunnel has also grown rapidly.1 Rate of increase 311. which is mainly because the trip distance grew. and it has substantially influenced the social development of Shanghai.

the road mileage of the central city grew slowly. with an annual average growth rate of 5%. Of this 7. Figure 4. In this period the major task was improvement of the road structure and many roads were rebuilt and widened during this time. while the annual growth rate of road area was 12%.700 kilometers. 14000 12000 Length of city way(km) 10000 8000 6000 4000 2000 0 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Length of city w ay Area of city w ay 5000 15000 25000 Area of city way (ten thousand square metre) 20000 10000 0 Figure 4.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study opened during this period.200 kilometers of carriageway length are classified as express roads and arterial roads. up 160% from the figure of 1995. up 290% from the figure of 1995.2.1: Arterial road network in central city of Shanghai in 2004 In the three years from 2001 to 2004.2: Shanghai road length In terms of road capacity. 54 . in 2004 the road lane length was about 21.2.

By 2010. Road-based public transport system The Shanghai road-based public transport system is composed of bus and para-transit. however. A subsidy policy for public transport systems was brought into effect due to rising fuel prices in 2004. the city planners have adopted the strategy of constraining the use of cars. As previously. Soon after. there were 18.782 21.402 957 7. there is forecast to be 110 km of bus-only ways inside the inner ring.29 By the end of 2005. 948 bus/trolley lines with a total length of 22. and a large scale metro construction is now ongoing.2. More recently the government recognized that public transport systems (especially metro systems) may be the solution. There are 43 public transport operating companies.267 3.48 million passengers daily. as well as the car industry promotion policy.544 10.180 thousand seats.899 4.266 2. The public transport lines in the suburban areas will share policy with urban bus lines.372 Arterial Road 599 169 767 391 2. 2004) Source: Shanghai Statistic Yearbook 4.000 km in Shanghai.2 Public transport supply and use Due to the long delay in infrastructure construction and the high population density in city center. The local buses serve 7.720 Pudong Puxi Pudong Table 4. The specific measure is that if the diesel oil price exceeds 3 Yuan/liter more than the normal price. But the actual effect is questionable because of weak enforcement. a bus priority policy is only applied to urban bus lines.2. Shanghai has constructed 5 bus-only lanes with a total length of 21.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Region Central zone Peripheral zone Suburb Overall city Puxi 27 28 Expressway 255 21 607 416 1. A BRT system is being planned for about 300 km and the first phase will be the semi-circular road connecting Shanghai West and South Station.000 buses with 1.120 13. the additional cost will be shared by the bus companies and government equally by reducing the company business tax.569 Branch Road 823 228 1.072 2.6 km.954 Total 2002 550 3.825 Secondary trunk Road 325 132 489 356 2. The fast growth of motorization in Shanghai and other areas of China. require large amounts of road space. in order to improve the bus service and meet the travel demands of 2010 World Expo.1: Road lane growth in different areas in Shanghai (kilometers of carriageway length. and travel congestion resulted during rush hour. The extensive construction in urban roads lessened traffic congestion for short periods after the completion of the major roads. the roads were crowded with more traffic in the central city. 55 .

length 33 km. taxis and ferries. length 17 km. The total passengers per day rose to 1. 1 Yuan without. length 40.3: Metro lines in Shanghai 56 .Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study The bus fare system is based on a “zonal+distance” structure. the base of taxi fare has been increased from 10 Yuan to 11 Yuan for the first 3 km and the distance charge of 2 Yuan/km has been adjusted to 2. There are also preferential ticket fares for passenger transfer between buses as well as metro (see the detailed policy in Chapter 6).3 km.2-0. The para-transit system in Shanghai mainly refers to taxi. opened to traffic in 2003 The total length is 147. The bus fare is collected through a fare box or transit IC cards which can also be used in the metro.63 million at the end of 2005. opened to traffic in 2000 Line #3. due to the rise of petrol price. As a result. There are 45. The fare is free for elderly people over 70 years old. In the central area the fare of bus transport is 2 Yuans with air-conditioning. Line #1. In the suburbs the fare increases with travel distance and includes an initial base charge of 1 Yuan and a distance charge of 0.2. length 32. Since 11 May 2006. opened to traffic in 2000 Line 2 Line #4. a taxi will drive 348 km/day on average.4 km. length 25.1 km.9 km Line 5 Line #3 and Line #4 share the same 11-km track Figure 4.25 Yuan per kilometer. opened to traffic in 1995 Line 3 Line 1 Line #2. with an annual increase of nearly 37%. The number of passengers serviced by the Shanghai metro system increased sharply from 2000 to 2005.96 million passengers every day.1 Yuan/km.9 km. opened to traffic in 2005 Line 4 Line #5. Metro system There are currently 5 metro lines in Shanghai with 68 stations and a total operating length of 147.000 taxis registered with carrying capacity of 2. Average trip distance is 6.2 km. the Metro is always serious crowded especially on Line #1 and Line #3.

with the unexpected increase in motorized travel. 4. The daily trips by two-wheelers reached 12. Passengers can either purchase a single ticket or use transit IC card. According to the Third Transport Survey Report of Shanghai (2004).9 million.84 million electric bicycles and 0. This is largely due to the contribution of land-use control with a dense and highly mixed use. there is an imbalance between transport demand and supply that causes many adverse problems. a fare discount policy for exchanges between the public transport lines has been implemented. The share of non-motorized trips is as high as 57. however. of which there are 9.7 million pedal bicycle trips. in which there are 10. coupled with the availability of infrastructure provided for non-motorized travel. which account for 23.3 Transport demand management policy Comment from the stakeholder dialogue: New York and London were cited as cities where long-distance commuter public transport was possible because of how the city and commuting patterns have developed over time. such as traffic congestion. a decrease of 3% compared to 2003.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study The metro fare structure is distance-based. the policies for public transport privilege. To solve the above problems. more and more passengers must transfer to reach their destinations. Since 25 December 2005.44 million. with the motorized travel increasing more. the Shanghai government has instigated many transport demand management policies and measures to relieve the situation to a certain degree.2 % (bicycle and foot). 0. parking charging and motorcycle limitation have so far been the most successful.37 million pedal bicycles. 57 .4 times. the total number of registered two-wheelers is 10. then the fare increases 1 Yuan per 10 km.3 Non-motorized transportation system Another characteristic of urban transport in Shanghai is walking and cycling. Although the construction of the Shanghai urban transport infrastructure has achieved great success. Among these. In 2004. In other cities where extensive suburbs have dominated city growth.2. traffic accidents and so on. an increase by 1. With the extension of the city. Compared with other cities in the world. is always under the threat to be replaced by motorized vehicles. The non-motorized travel has contributed to the alleviation of traffic congestion.2 million trips made by electric bicycle and LPG powered scooter.23 million LPG scooters. public transport has failed to serve the needs adequately as these populations tend to be spread out over very large areas. and 2. 4. and the basic fare is 3 Yuan within a distance of 6 km. Shanghai has a relatively developed non-motorized transport system including pedestrian and non-motorized cycle system.45 million trips daily. transport demand within the central city in Shanghai has been increasing. license plate auctioning. The non-motorized network system.

the other areas in central area provide a higher number of parking spaces to allow more vehicles to enter this area. 68. The 58 . has been formally put into operation. The aim of the transport model is “taking the public transport as the main mode and private car as the assistant mode”. Shanghai will realize the full coverage of 500-meter service radius of public transport stops in the central city and suburban towns. and the average successful bidding price was as high as RMB 46. The auction policy of license tags has restrained the increase in car ownership in Shanghai. and the public transport travel between any two points in the central city will be completed within one hour. and for more than 33% of the total trips. and the transfer convenience of public transport shall also be ensured.1 Public transport priority policy According to the public interest priority and the highest efficiency principle. 4. in order to control the fast growth of motorized vehicles in Shanghai and reduce the pressure on urban traffic. By that time.435. and lots of automobilists licensing their cars in adjacent cities and using them in Shanghai. Shanghai will invest about 110 billion Yuan in pushing forward this action plan.3. The three-year Action Plan of Developing Public Transport Priority from 2007 to 2009 of Shanghai.3 Parking charging policy Shanghai guides the planning. Shanghai carries out the “public transport first” policy30 where land use for public transport shall be ensured first. Shanghai should continuously increase the public transport modal share.3. The auctioning system is different from that of Singapore.654 license tags were granted. such as a decrease in demand for cheaper vehicles. According to this plan. The license tag auction has also brought unexpected influences.2 The license plate auctioning policy Since 1994. Shanghai has changed this into public auction without a lowest price for the license tag limit. In 2006. This policy has alleviated the contradiction between road supply and traffic demand to a certain degree.31 The specific measures are that the central business district provide few parking spaces and charge a higher price to control vehicles from entering this area. the license tags of private cars in Shanghai have been auctioned by tender with a reserved price. The license is valid for life once it is purchased and can be transferred to other people. by 2010. 4.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 4. construction and management of its parking facilities with a transport areas differentiation policy. achieving for example a lower motorization rate than Beijing. Since 2000. public transport shall be operated efficiently. public transport spending shall be invested first. the public transport trips will account for more than 60% of the motorized vehicle passenger trip.3. More bus services will be provided in suburban areas. which was compiled as required by the strategic objective of “public transport first”.

the policy of “the discarded motorcycles shall not be renewed” is implemented. the punishment for cyclists violating traffic regulations is more serious. ensuring that the residential car shall be parked according to the principle of “one parking space for one car”.3. As a result.3. etc. For example. a lot of speeding motorcycles can disturb the normal transport order. giving priority to construction of bus depots.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study peripheral area focuses on solving the parking conflicts in residential communities. Shanghai has drafted and implemented policies to gradually reduce motorcycles. workplace parking.1: Parking charge standards 4. public parking. the charging standards are raised. weekend and holiday) 10 8 400/month 300/month 15-30 30-60 hour every min 4 3 min 7 4 half an hour 10 6 Table 4. lower the operational efficiency of urban transport and cause many problems to the environment. the influence of motorcycles on traffic order is reduced. 59 . We should draft different strategies according to different situation we are facing.4 Motorcycle limitation policy As motorcycles can travel more flexibly and faster. The specific measures are that motorcycles are forbidden to travel through the roads of the central city. strictly controlling the on-street parking through the administrative and economic measures. coordinating the setting up of workplace parking with capacity of nearby roads. carried out regional controls on the use of motorcycles. The parking facilities are divided into different types: residential parking. their number could grow very rapidly without any limitation. and special bus parking. The suburban area provides sufficient parking places in connection with town construction to match a policy of less control on using cars. street parking. Therefore. The consideration has been taken to implement various policies according to the different characteristics of parking types. and strengthened the oversight of motorcycles. Daytime Manual charging Area Within the first hour Key area The rest areas within the inner ring Zone between the inner and outer ring (including towns outside the outer ring) 7 4 2 2 3 4 5 200/month 15 10 Over one hour every half an hour 10 6 Parking Meter charging the first hour 0-15 min 4 3 Over one Night-time Monthly (night-time. the relevant policies of “switching the motorcycle plates to car plates” have been prepared and implemented. the roads and areas where motorcycles are forbidden will be expanded gradually. reduce the safety of road traffic. and has planned preferentially charged public parking lots by the transport hubs near the outer ring to encourage car passengers to switch to public transport before they enter the urban center. However.

4 Conclusions The urban transport system of Shanghai. the Shanghai public transportation system has been greatly upgraded with large-scale metro construction. and the service quality of public transport has been considerably enhanced. is gradually going towards sustainable development under the guidance of the governmental policy of “transport first. The services of the taxi industry have been standardized and its management strengthened. spatial segregation and so on. The car plate auction and higher parking costs have delayed fast motorization in Shanghai. which we never thought possible before.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 4. The heavy investment and quick-pace of construction of the urban transport infrastructure has created a road network with sufficient capacity. There are also many problems facing urban transport in Shanghai.32 Comment from stakeholder dialogue: Many of the issues related to land use and transport integration in Shanghai are similar to the rest of China. Overall the pollution resulting from car emissions in the center city is becoming more and more serious although some adjustment of energy source structure has been implemented. air pollution. 60 . Traffic flow on Shanghai’s roads has increased so sharply that in peak times. especially its public transport. such as traffic congestion. In addition. There is a feeling that if this can be solved in Shanghai. people have recognized the importance of the bicycle system in city center from both efficiency and environment concerns. but congestion is still serious after short periods of relief. there is complex pollution of petrol and soot. After long a period where the widespread use of bikes was controlled due to the perception that they caused the low efficiency of traffic circulation. bus priority”. The buses have been renewed. the outlook for sustainable mobility in other urban cities in China may also improve. Besides air pollution. the proportion of congested roads in the city center is more than 40% and the congested intersections are over 50%. new higher grade vehicles have been introduced. traffic accidents.

A few years later. information and communications technology (ICT) is completely merged into the daily life of the citizens. in order to break the historical monopolizing position of “China Telecom” in the national market of fixed telephone and to promote benign competition in this field. it can substitute for or activate the “actual” movements of people and goods. In May 2002. information exchange in the city mainly relied on traditional modes: post. Today. it has entered directly into the age of wireless communication and high-speed internet access. Shanghai began to equip itself with the most advanced information and communication technologies. With the existing Post Department.were created as a result of the first reform to the Post and Telecommunication Bureau (PTB) in Shanghai. the state government decided to divide “China Telecom” into two parts: “China Netcom” runs the fixed telephone business in 10 northern Provinces of China. we could assume that the influence of ICT on the organization of every day life in Chinese urban society might be generally comparable with that in Western cities. The post business is undertaken by the new Post Bureau who kept its nature of public service operated by the government. “China Unicom” was founded for developing a national CDMA network as a competitor of “China Mobile”. Local telephone departments and long-distance telecommunication departments have left the former PTB to form “China Telecom”. the mobile communications business was separated from “China Telecom” to create “China Mobile”. two new departments – local telephone department and long-distance telecommunication department . Therefore. In some cases. Within less than 20 years. while the other keeps the name of “China Telecom” and is the only operator in the other provinces. the transfer of information constitutes an important part of the urban mobility system. when Shanghai lagged far behind in urban infrastructure construction investment. Information and telecommunications services Besides the movement of people and goods. Since the development of the Pudong Special Economic Zone and the launch of large-scale infrastructure construction. Before the 1990s. the PTB constituted thus three independent departments. 61 . This structure was thereafter thoroughly transformed in 1998 by the second reform which separated completely the telecommunication activities from the post activities. a company which is run under market rules. During this rapid technological progress. telephone and fax. the post and telecommunication sector in Chinese cities has also gone through four important reforms of its organization and management. telegraph. Based on Shanghai. information transfer is often referred to as “virtual” mobility.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 5. The telecommunications sector was further restructured by two important reforms to constitute four national operators: • • • In July 1999. the only GSM network operator in China. In the 1980s.

From 2001 to 2006. although the total number of mailboxes decreased slightly after 2000.0 23. From 2000 to 62 . the traditional postal service has not shrunk obviously in Shanghai. In Shanghai. has been increased.4 161.0 27. in the past 50 years. Indicators Post Office (unit) Postal Savings Office (unit) Mail Box (unit) Stamps Sales Outlet (unit) Number of Mail Route (route) Total Length of Mail Routes (1 000 km) Length of Rural Delivery Routes (1 000 km) 1985 481 1990 535 271 2000 580 422 4 224 296 638 211. In spite of the rapid development of the new ICTs in the field of communications.1) that since 1985 the facility network construction for the postal service continues to develop.0 3 770 183 3 914 203 427 44. According to the data of Post Bureau. 80% of the national or local press still entrust the subscription and issue work to China Post.1: Postal network development Source: Data in this table provided by the Shanghai Municipal Post Bureau.8 km2 in 2006.1. and the average number of people served by one post office dropped correspondingly from 23.1 Postal services The post in China.8 2006 649 440 3 842 351 768 189. of which more than two-thirds provide postal saving services. from 38 to 57). the domestic express mails that entered and left Shanghai operated by China Post increased nearly 60 times. The data published by Shanghai Municipal Post Bureau shows that the service area per post office dropped from 11 km2 in 2003 to 9. built with the help of Post Bureaus.7 30. Moreover. the total number of post offices with comprehensive functions has been increasing continuously. Despite the slight increase in the number of independently distributing press in recent years. The statistical data indicates (Table 5. In terms of service point layout.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 5. The improvement of postal facilities also boosts the development of market demands. the express mail service grew rapidly. Within 20 years (from 1985 to 2006). and the international express mails increased nearly three times. In the meantime. China Post has been the basic channel for the distribution of newspapers and periodicals.100 thousand. The number of mail routes has also been increasing. especially in the distant suburban areas.1. The rise in demands brings forth the overall growth of the post business income.3 26. as in most of other countries.300 to 21. The development of postal facilities directly promotes the postal service quality in Shanghai.7 27. so that the total length of mail routes has risen. is a public service managed by the government. from 2003 to 2006 the average number of letters sent by one Shanghai inhabitant in one year increased by 50% (net value.0 Table 5. the number of the press sale points. the total number of the letters received and dispatched by the Shanghai Postal Bureau increased nearly four times.3 2005 631 429 4 022 349 738 211.

30 22. although the postal cost rose swiftly (Table 5.50 Table 5.45 43. the business income of Shanghai Postal Bureau doubled. Under the political guidance defined by the central government.80 0.3). However. The transformation of the postal service into a commercial activity has already been put on the agenda of state government in the 10th five-year plan. What especially needs to be explained is that different from the ordinary postal service operated exclusively by the public postal company (bureau). which plays the role of local administrative authority in this sector.96 330.2).3: Five important fee adjustments of China Post since the founding of the People’s Republic of China (RMB) Note: The basic fee denoted by this table refers to the ordinary letters whose weight is less than 20 g.82 4 112 490 11. Note: Data not available for the volume of Postal Business. 63 . In this market.59 522. 1955 Local mail National mail 0.000 pieces) Total Copies of Newspapers and Magazines Subscribed and Sold (100 million pieces) Volume of Postal Business (100 million Yuan)* Postal Saving Deposit Balance (100 million Yuan) 1985 2.60 2006 1.61 7 099 521 11.1. and the postal saving business increased nearly twice. if the letter exceeds 100 grams.0 8.08 15 412 1 443 12. They insisted that.20 0.1. Indicators Mails (100 million units) #Domestic Express Mails (1.90 10. because it is combined with that of telecommunication business before 2000. In Shanghai.80 Table 5. As economic reform progresses in China.10 1996 0.40 2005 7.59 million Yuan.04 1990 0. the “Shanghai Postal Company” was created as a commercial operator in February 2007.1.000 pieces) #International Express Mails (1.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 2006. since 1990.33 38.76 1990 2.08 0.49 510. amounting to 43. the fee of the letter will be calculated separately. it becomes a huge emerging market. operated by privates companies.1.50 0. who maintain that the postal service should stay as a common good. with the final balance reaching over 520 million Yuan (Table 5.80 2006 10. the restructuring has spread to the field of public services.98 107.20 0.5 153. the emerging market of express delivery service developed with the modern logistic industry is open to private operators. one part is run by China Post.63 2000 4.71 1996 6.3 19. this reform has resulted in the dissatisfaction of various groups in society.19 2. the postal reform in Chinese cities has unfolded in succession. the fee will be accumulated every 20 grams (If less than 20 grams. It is different from the Shanghai Postal Management Bureau.50 1999 0.7 11.36 19 301 1 823 12. the calculation will be made according to 20 grams). the dramatic loss of the postal business still cannot be reversed. the other part. If the letter is between 20 and 100 grams. With the development of a modern logistics industry.0 150.2: Major indicators of postal business in main years Source: Data in this table are provided by Shanghai Municipal Post Bureau. develops the most rapidly.

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The four biggest international logistical companies - DHL, UPS, Fedex and TNT, have obtained the major share of the express delivery market in China. They mainly face business-type customers and present an obviously competitive advantage in the field of international transportation and express delivery. At the local scale, the express mailing service of the Shanghai Post Company faces a challenge from numerous medium and small private delivery companies. The investigation conducted by Shanghai Investigation Brigade of National Statistical Bureau from 2004 indicated that the number of private delivery enterprises in Shanghai was 467. They provide not only door-to-door-service to individual customers, but also undertake the delivery tasks of some Internet sellers. In 2006, the total business volume of express delivery realized by them was 164 million pieces (excluding the business volume in the branches in other provinces and municipalities), their daily average business volume is 450,000 pieces, accounting for nearly 90% of the total express business volume of Shanghai, and 7.8 times the express business volume operated by Shanghai Post Company in the same period.

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In Shanghai, telecommunication technology has upgraded very fast. The statistical data on infrastructure (Table 5.2.1) cannot show the improvement in quality and efficiency of services, but they definitely demonstrate the popularity of telecommunication in the daily life of people (Table 5.2.2). For telephones, the total number of users increased nearly four times in the past decade, increasing from 3 million in 1996 to more than 11 million in 2006. The development of household telephones is the most remarkable: its popularity rate has developed from less than 50% to 147.7%, that is to say, a large number of families have installed more than one telephone line. The growth of mobile phone users is still swift. The number of mobile phones users increased almost forty times in the past ten years. The popularity of mobile phones reached a penetration rate of 88.7% in 2006. This growth does not show any sign of slowing down. In the last four years, the annual growth rate of mobile phone users has always been above 10%.

Indicators Long Distance Call Line (2M) Total Length of Long-distance Optical Cable (km) Total Length of Digital Microwave Line (km) Digital and Data Users (1 000 users) Capacity of Office Telephone Exchanges(Including Access Network Capacity) (1 000 units)

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2000

2003 20 853

2004 32 530 4 525 196 25.4 9 120

2005 46 136 5 141 196 24.0 13 570

2006 94 818 3 042 123 18 13 910

1 770 151 3.17 18.84

4 215 196 26.1 8 730

Table 5.2.1: Development of the telecommunication network Source: Data in this table are provided by Shanghai Communications Administration. Note: Access network refers to the capacity of telephone exchanges installed in the office of telecommunication service providers for communication between user nodes.

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Indicators Year-end Installed Telephones (1 000 households) # Household Phones Installed (1 000 households) Popularity Rate of Telephone Line (%) Popularity Rate of Household Telephone (%) Mobile Phone Subscribers Users (1 000 households) Number of Mobile Phone Owned per Hundred Persons (unit)

1996 3,033

2000 5,490

2003 7,340 5,280

2004 8,680 5,420 49.8 110.5 13,110 75.3

2005 9,967 6,850 56.1 137.9 14,442 81.0

2006 11,123 7,388 61.3 147.7 16,105 88.7

23.3 49.7 360

41.7 89.8 3,620

42.9 108.6 10,990 64.2

Table 5.2.2: Development of telecommunication network Source: Data in this table are provided by Shanghai Municipal Information Commission and Shanghai Communications Administration Bureau. In the last four years, the demand for long-distance telecommunications has grown. The total call time of long-distance telecommunications increased about two times, from 7.68 billion minutes in 2003 to 15.14 billion minutes in 2006. In terms of communication tools, the use of telephones maintained stable growth, while the use of mobile phones or IP phone increased remarkably. The communication frequency and time length of long-distance telecommunication by mobile phone rose by 56.2% and 73.2% respectively. The total call time of long-distance communication realized through IP cards provided by different operators increased 160% in the last four years (Table 5.2.3).

Indicators Volume of Telecom Business (100 million Yuan) Long-distance Call Lasting Time (100 million minutes) # Telephone Domestic Long-distance Call Lasting Time ## Domestic Trunk Calls ## Overseas Calls # Mobile Phone Long-distance Call Lasting Time # IP Telephone Long-distance Call Lasting Time Mobile Calls (100 million times) # Local Calls # Long-distance Calls

2003 247.40 76.8 25.9 24.6 1.3 15.7 35.2 102.40 93.50 8.9

2004 311.20 100.7 32.8 31.5 1.3 20.4 47.5 127.50 116.30 11.2

2005 375.77 110.0 31.2 30.0 1.3 19.6 59.2 156.5 144.8 11.7

2006 511.41 151.4 32.6 31.2 1.4 27.2 91.6 221.7 207.8 13.9

Table 5.2.3: Major indicators of the telecom business (2003-2006) Source: Data in this table are provided by Shanghai Municipal Information Commission and Shanghai Communications Administration Bureau. The rapid growth of the business volume of telecommunications has benefited from the drastic drop in telecommunications costs in recent years. From the standard tariff (Table 5.2.4) the price of using phones or mobile phones did not change obviously in the past ten years. However, by providing various forms of package services, phone card services, accumulated score premium services, etc., the different operators have given considerable discounts to
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loyal consumer groups. For example, the fee for domestic long-distance calls by using prepaid IP phone card on fixed lines is about 0.30 Yuan per minute, against the 0.07 Yuan per six seconds standard fee, dropping nearly 60%. For mobile communication, by signing a one-year contract for “50 package” service, consumers may enjoy not only a certain length of free communication time, but also the lowest local communication fee of 0.12 Yuan per minute. Compared with the standard tariff, 0.40 Yuan/minute, this discount is about 70%.
Unit Monthly Basic Fee Installed Phone Local Rate DDD IDD Monthly Basic Fee Call a local fixed or mobile number from Shanghai Mobile Phone Call a Shanghai fixed or mobile number in roaming mode (out of Shanghai) Make an IDD, DDD call from Shanghai Make an IDD, DDD call in roaming mode (out of Shanghai) Per line First 3 min. Per min. 6 sec. 6 sec. Per number Min. Min. Price(Yuan) 25 0.20 0.10 0.07 0.80 50 0.40 0.60

0.40/min.+0.07-0.80/6sec. 0.60/min.+0.07-0.80/6sec.

Table 5.2.4: Basic fees for fixed phones and mobile phones in Shanghai Source: by comprehensively sorting out the prices published by China Mobile Shanghai Mobile Company. Note: if you directly dial domestic and international long-distance calls during the period from 00:00 to 07:00 each day, you will only pay a communication fee of 60% of the standard fee.

5.3

Internet and web communication

From 2003 to 2006, Shanghai made much progress in infrastructure construction for web communications networks (Table 5.3.1): information communication pipeline length increased nearly two times; the band width of the net connection to the World Wide Web increased from 7.695 Gbps in 2003 to 40 Gbps in 2006.

Indicators Length of Information Communication Pipelines (channel km) Satellite Station (unit) Wide Band of Internet (Mbps)

2003 1,010 906 7,695

2004 1,255 917 18,530

2005 1,621 925 30,000

2006 2,451 831 40,000

Table 5.3.1: Development of information communication infrastructure Source: Data provided by Shanghai Municipal Information Commission. The usage of Internet in Shanghai developed swiftly in the past decade. The data provided by Shanghai Information Commission (Table 5.3.2) show that there were only 3,347 registered Internet users in 1996. By 2000, the figure had exceeded 880,000. From 2003 to 2006,
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67 . there are two ISPs for wireless HSIA: China Mobile (Shanghai) and China Unicom (Shanghai). Four major ISPs compete in the market in Shanghai: China Telecom (Shanghai).2 32. and the charge in a month is limited at 50 Yuan in maximum. In Shanghai.2 924.4 3. registered or non-registered users may connect to the Internet. “China Telecom” is still the main Internet service provider (ISP) for traditional dialing access by phone line where transmission rates are limited to 128 Kbps.0 49. The increase of the household broadband users is the most remarkable.4 2005 1 300 8 030 59. Shanghai Cable Network. Notes: Users of Internet per thousand people were calculated by resident population. 9 19.3. Great Wall Broadband Network and China Netcom (Shanghai). These users benefit ^from a special basic fee of 5 Yuan per 2 hours. China Telecom provides another access number. “Chinanet”.3: Main ISP in Shanghai Today.8 60. from 924. By composing the access number 16300. with a basic fee of 3 Yuan per hour. today. The situation of HSIA ISPs is more complicated (Table 5.3.8 1 588. That is to say.8 Table 5.34 7 882.016. 16388.7%) use the Internet.3.900 users to 3. Indicators Local Information Exchange Flow (1 000 km) Users of Internet (1 000 users) Users of Internet per Thousand People (users) Users of Wide Band for Public (1 000 users) Users of Wide Band for Public per Hundred Household (users) 1996 2000 2003 1 000 2004 1 330 6 330 46. ISP Dial-up Broadband Shanghai Telecom Shanghai Telecom Shanghai Telecom LAN Shanghai Cable Great Wall Broadband China (Shanghai) Netcom Shanghai Telecom Wireless China (Shanghai) Mobile China (Shanghai) Unicom Technology applied ISDN ADSL FTTB FTTB FTTB FTTB WiFi GSM+WiFi CDMA+WiFi Table 5.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study registered Internet users increased more than two times from 4.2: Internet use development Source: Data provided by Shanghai Municipal Information Commission.32 million to 9. Meanwhile. for users who only want to connect to the national Wide Web.57 million.7 3 016. 4 4 320 32.800 (an increase of 326%).3). In addition. high speed internet access (HSIA) service has replaced the traditional telephone dialing service and is the dominant access mode for household users.0 2 474 2006 21 130 9 570 52. more than half of the permanent habitants of Shanghai (52.

and competed with each other on the initial equipment installation charge on the other hand. then 310 and 420 Yuan in 2003. It is also the only one who operates all four kinds of access services including ISDN. It needs to not only rent Internet bandwidth from China Telecom (Shanghai). the ISPs also propose a tariff for time-limited HSIA usage and some discounts for students.300 2. In particular. no longer provides Internet access service to individual users. senior citizens and other special 68 . On this basis. China Netcom (Shanghai).3. Moreover. That is to say. It has completed dual digitalization on the cable TV network for more than two million households. the second ISP in Shanghai. the new competition between different ISPs has shifted to the daily user fee for HSIA (Table 5. it has set up its branches in more than 30 cities nationwide.000 2001 900 800 2002 630 580 2003 310 420 Table 5. Instead. The two most important broadband ISPs in Shanghai . Besides Shanghai. the competition in this emerging market has led to relative market share and service charge stability today. when the HSIA appeared in the consumers’ market.3. The rapid growth of broadband users in the last few years has benefited greatly from the benign competition between different ISPs. Relying on its traditional monopolizing position in telephone operation. reduced respectively their initial equipment installation charges from 1. the reduction of equipment installation charge in two years reached 76% and 79% respectively for two ISPs (Table 5.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study According to the technology applied. In the scramble for the users’ market. broadband (ADSL or FTTB) and WiFi. the high initial installation charge became a main obstacle for the growth of user number. China Telecom (Shanghai) is the only ISP providing ADSL services.4: Changes in Shanghai Telecom and Shanghai Cable installation charges (2001-2003) Today. but also invest independently in realizing its own network infrastructure. the drop of the initial equipment installation charge makes the HSIA available for more and more peoples. its capacity was limited.3. the fixed HSIA may be divided into ADSL access and FTTB (Fiber to the Building) access. it focuses on the user groups in various residential communities in cooperation with real estate developers. relies on its existing cable TV network and its wide customers groups.300 and 2. an operator similar to the Great Wall Broadband Network. Other than providing HSIA in different rate-limits for the subscribed costumers that pay the package deals monthly.Shanghai Telecom and Shanghai Cable Network.5).000 Yuan to 900 and 800 Yuan in 2001. Great Wall Broadband Network is a high-tech ISP company jointly founded in 2000 by several state-owned listing companies. ISP Shanghai Telecom (Yuan) Shanghai Cable (Yuan) Before 2001 1. several ISPs accelerated infrastructure construction on the one hand. Shanghai Cable Network.4). In the late 1990s.

1).4. In order to introduce competition into this industry.320 Table 5.71 32. the Shanghai Education TV Station was founded and put into operation. of which only one plays its own program and 9 transfer the programs of others TV stations).67 30.03 44. 69 . Type Monthly charging user Installation charge 512K 1M 2M Package deal for IMbps connection (including installation charge) 6 months 12 months Telecom 310 130 140 150 1.23 8.5: Basic fee comparison of the three major cable broadband access service providers in Shanghai 5.69 11. Shanghai has carried on a series of reforms while accelerating infrastructure construction. Since the 1990s.4.13 45.200 GWBN 500 100 130 150 810 1. Similarly. In 1993.1: Average amount of time spent on the following information behaviors in a day for individual Shanghai resident (minutes) Source: Zhang Guoliang. one part of the Shanghai TV Station (Shanghai TV 2) was peeled off to create “Shanghai Orient TV Station” (OTV). One year later.68 11. the Shanghai Cable TV Station was founded in December 1992 (opening 10 program channels.40 7 8 9 10 11 12 activities Lecture Writing Conference VCD Phone Writing with Computer Time 12. radio broadcasting and television was originally operated in Shanghai by municipal services: Shanghai TV Station and Shanghai People’s Broadcasting Station. activities 1 2 3 4 5 6 TV Radio Newspaper Book Talking Music(CD. A survey conducted by China Dominant-journalism Development Center (CDDC) in December 1997 shows that television.72 Table 5. 2002 As in other Chinese cities.400-1.56 780 7.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study social groups. radio broadcasting and newspapers are the three most important media for Shanghai residents to obtain daily information (5.3. Shanghai Citizen and Media Culture Facing the New Century.09 13. These measures have effectively reduced the daily cost in using the HSIA. one part of Shanghai People’s Broadcasting Station (Pujiang Voice Station) was transformed into independent “Shanghai Orient Broadcasting Station” in the same year.4 Broadcasting and television stations Radio and television constitute two indispensable tools for information and communications. MP3) time 108.680 SCN 220 120 770 1.

6 54. Internet content provider. which incorporated broadcasting.3: The broadcasting program (1990-2006) Source: Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture. both in radio broadcasting and in television (Table 5. Australia. However. 70 . The broadcasting programs of the reformed SMG claimed a market share of 90.5 90.3 5.4.6 billion. covering a global population of more than 0.115 100 2006 25 437 66. In the meantime. TV. Since 2001.6 83. and maintained their mutual cooperation and internal competition by “specifying” the channels. as separate entities.2.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study These organizational reforms and the competition infused new energy into the development of the broadcasting and television industry in Shanghai. SMG developed its nationwide TV media platform through the launch of its new satellite channel “Dragon TV”. Its programs are also broadcasted by satellite to Japan.2: Television programs and population coverage (1990-2006) Source: Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture. The market share of its TV programs in “golden period” (from 19:00 to 22:00) in Shanghai area is close to 70%. Film & TV.903 2005 21 346. Table 5. the competition also brought forth such problems as repetitive allocation of resources and their low use efficiency. It consists of reintegrating the Shanghai People’s Broadcasting Station. newspaper.4. In 2005. number of programs provided etc.172 96 1995 11 85. USA. provincial capital cities and cities specifically designated in the state plan.985 96 2000 13 156. entertainment program resources. are less advantaged in national competition with China Central TV Station and other provincial TV stations. Shanghai Cable TV Station and other units. Shanghai Orient Broadcasting Station. and on this basis.383 100 2005 25 410.3) 1990 Number of programs Program Hours per Day (hour) Production of Programs (hour) Population Coverage Rate 5 35.179 2000 20 297. etc.275 100 Table 5.0 64.582 Table 5. Film & TV.the municipalities directly under the administration of the State Council. 1990 Number of programs Program Hours per Day (hour) Production of Programs (hour) 10 123. Radio. the new SMG group successfully completed the integration of its TV and broadcasting information resources. This channel covers all the big Chinese cities .1% in the broadcasting “golden times” (from 9.4 10. Orient TV Station.00 to 12:00 and from 17:00 to 19:00) Shanghai area.222 1995 20 284. That can be proved by the rapid increase of program production.4.665 2006 21 355. Shanghai TV Station. Radio.6% in Shanghai area and 91. built “Shanghai Media Group” (SMG).2 47.. Macao and other countries and regions upon their approval. by exchanging cable TV broadcasting rights. a “regrouping” reform has been carried out to the local broadcasting stations and TV stations. program broadcasting time. The two Shanghai TV stations.4.9 2.0 9.

mobile TV and mobile phone TV and other new forms of multi-media broadcasting are becoming familiar things in everyday life.790 1998 3. the users of wireless pagers dropped sharply. the newly emerging network. 5.5 Application of new ICTs and its impact The rapid and wide application of new ICTs in Shanghai benefits from the speedy development of sciences and technology on the one hand and the new political and organizational arrangement on the other hand. it is the change in modes of social life and the open mind of the people to newly-emerging things that trigger the increase in the new ICTs market. Indicators Trade Value of E-commerce (billion Yuan) Accumulative Granted Digital Certificate (thousand pieces) 2005 162. and it will be broadcast comprehensively in 2008.1). 1996 Number of users (thousands) 2. At that time.3). From 2005.5. wireless pagers became an important means of contact and access to information in the daily life of the people. The rapid development and decline of wireless pagers in the 1990s in Shanghai is an illustrative example. E-business has become an important means in the economic activities of Shanghai (Table 5. In addition to the routine cable TV network.31 561. Fundamentally.5. because of the low popularity of telephones and high costs of mobile phones. The user number has decreased 72% in three years (Table 5.1: Changes in Shanghai wireless pager use (1996-2003) The high acceptance of the citizen to new technologies let the new ICTs play an important role in business transaction activities.620 2003 980 Table 5.420 2001 3.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Radio broadcasting and TV in Shanghai have not only undergone major reforms in management systems. but has also provided conditions for the development of modern logistics as a platform with a very high degree of integration.5. amounting to 3.010 2002 1.0 2006 189.230 1997 2. In terms of digital HDTV. Both individuals and enterprises rely more and more on the Internet and other information platforms to seek out business opportunities. the wireless pager is absent from the Shanghai market. In Shanghai and other large cities. in the new century. the ground broadcasting standard for digital TV was published in 2003.2).230 1999 3.5. comprehensive or specialized sales websites have inaugurated cheap and 71 .290 2000 3. owing to the rise of the popularity of family phones. such as interactive TV.3 Table 5. However.5.97 716. and the continuous fall in the cost of mobile phones. User numbers increased swiftly and it reached its peak in 2000.2: Shanghai e-business development (2005-2006) Source: Shanghai Statistic Yearbook 2007 The wide application of new ICTs has not only boosted the development of computer and software industries (Table 5. but have also made much technological progress.42 million.

5.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study convenient modern sales methods in cooperation with local express delivery companies.15 61.12 Table 5. and pushed out pre-charged “public transportation cards” with universal payment functions on the other hand.06 56 180.67 10. more than 1. the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government also improved the urban public service quality fully using the NICTs. 72 . and have been connected with social security services and other basic life expenditure information (water.83 2006 122.89 10.6 11.41 12. new ICTs also provide new channels and techniques to the public management and the public services for the government. Indicators Operating Revenue of Information Service Industry (billions Yuan) # Computer Service & Software Industry # Self-program Software System Integration Enterprises of Over 100 million Software Revenue (unit) Software of Information Service Industry (thousand persons) # Computer Service & Software Industry (thousand persons) 2004 65. In the field of urban transportation.52 11. The “citizen mailboxes” have become the direct communication means between government and individuals on the one hand. all the governmental authorities in Shanghai have established their own official websites. when the mailboxes were formally launched.68 45. Under the overall layout of the national project called “Government Online”.5.42 35 99.08 9.3: Information service industry operation (2004-2006) Source: Shanghai Statistic Yearbook 2007 In addition to creating new operating models and value in business.0 7.56 30. an individual E-mail service with the true name of citizens. public participation and monitoring by the public.3 14.01 43 144. From 2004.4). Shanghai vigorously improved transport information services on the one hand. as the “ID cards online” for Shanghai residents. and have thus become a powerful force in the retail business. Shanghai also pushed out electronic account “social security cards” with information integration functions in the social security system. to the end of 2006.10 2005 91.28 9. electricity and coal) for citizens to manage and pay for their daily needs. This creates favorable conditions for the transparency of governmental affairs. In addition. It firstly presented in China the “Citizen mailbox”. At the same time. The importance of the role played by NICTs in the daily life of Shanghai citizens will continue to increase (Table 5.24 million Shanghai citizens have registered for “citizen mailboxes”.

68 504.666.06 5.004.98 733. The application of ICTs contributes to the development of the logistics industry.4: Computerization of public service sources: Shanghai Statistic Yearbook 2007 5.06 10.70 Table 5.73 8.976. Besides the technological improvements. particularly that of mobile communications and the HSIA of the Internet in the everyday life of citizens. However. there is little evidence that proves that the development of virtual mobility in Shanghai has substituted for the actual movements of people and goods.32 2.80 2.793.48 16. It contributes to a new urban life style which influences every function in the city.75 9. The total volume of actual trips is increasing.18 1.761.233. 73 .89 3.28 5. The development of virtual mobility in Shanghai has not only contributed to the economic growth but has also provided a new kind of urban governance.6 Conclusions The development of information and telecommunication services in Shanghai has been characterized by rapid technological progress and high public acceptability. the political and organizational reforms in this sector also explain the fast evolution. in particular the emergence of E-business and the express delivery services in the urban areas.729. The application of new ICTs.15 2006 124.23 1.568.26 1.610.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Indicators Accumulative Registered Users of Citizen Mail Box (10 000 houses) All-year Exchange Volume of FFT(10 000 units) All-year Exchange Value of FFT(100 million Yuan) Accumulative Volume of Social Insurance Card (10 000 pieces) Accumulative Volume of Traffic Card (10 000 pieces) All-year Sales Value of Traffic Card (100 million Yuan) Accumulative Volume of Bank Card (10 000 pieces) All-year Exchange Value of Bank Card (100 million Yuan) # Consumption Value with Bank Card 2005 33.27 72. pushed by the rapid urbanization and spatial restructuring.19 1.5. is comparable to those in Western cities.

The profits on railways have undergone big ups and downs each year. due to the sharp growth in demand for transport services. investment income. subsidies income. realizing a total profit of about 30 billion Yuan. which is the sum of operating profit. However.531 transport enterprises in Shanghai. the overall cost of transportation is still increasing rapidly.1. the difference between each mode is obvious: Railway transport .2. Generally speaking. As it can be seen from Figure 6.2 The operation situation of transport enterprises By the end of 2005 there were 2.the number of road transport enterprises has increased by more than 100% 74 .1: The number and the total profit of the transport and postal services enterprises Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry.1 General information In 2007. by summing up the profits made from 1997 to 2005. the operating efficiency of the Shanghai transport system improved while the cost per unit of transport service continued to decrease. Shanghai’s transport system operating costs and efficiency 6. Behind this general trend of transport industry development.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 6. 6. 3 000 number of enterprises 2 500 2 000 1 500 1 000 500 0 35 000 000 total profit (1 000 yuan) 30 000 000 25 000 000 20 000 000 15 000 000 10 000 000 5 000 000 0 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2005 year number of enterprises total profit(1 000 yuan) Figure 6. net income besides the business and the profit and loss adjustment of preceding year. railway transport was in deficit. the number of transport enterprises and their profits has seen huge increases since 2000. especially in 2003.the number of railway transport companies remains at two after a fluctuation at the beginning of this century. The general development of transport industry in Shanghai shows a smooth trend.2. Energy and Transport 1997-2006 Note: Total profit means the ultimate outcome of production and business activities. The transport and communication costs are also taking an ever increasing share of the family spending budget. along with the improvement of Shanghai transport facilities and the increase in transport services supply. Road transport .

Figure 4-7). and the total growing rate is a little larger than the overall resident consumer price index.9%. Water transport industry has got rid of the deficit since 2003.1.5% to 35.the number of air enterprises has been growing since 2001. the transport and communication consumer price index has decreased in recent years.1 General transport and communication costs and expenditures Transport and communication consumer price index As it can be seen in Figure 6. There were 13 air enterprises by the end of 2005.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study The profits on highway mildly cooled down after experienced a sharp increase from 2001 to 2003.0% to 14. since 2001.3. the share devoted to transport and communications rose from 3. the price index of transportation and communication for Shanghai citizens had been ascending year after year from 1990 to 2000. At the same time. 6. Its profit in 2005 accounted for approximately 15% of the total profit of the transport industry in Shanghai (see Appendix II.1990=100) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook 2007 6.1990=100) 300 250 200 150 100 50 0 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 year overall residents consumer transport and communication Figure 6. Aviation transport . the proportion of traditional consumption items (such as food. in contrast to the upward trend of the overall resident consumer price index. consumption price index consumer price index (1991~2006.3.1: Overall residential consumer price index (1991-2006. 75 . The Engle’s Coefficient standing for the share of urban household consumer spending devoted to food declined from 56.2 Transport and communication expenditures According to the statistics on the average consumption expenditure of Shanghai citizens from 1990 to 2005. with its profits in 2005 up to four times as much as that in 2003 and equating to approximately 75% of profit of the entire Shanghai transport industry.4%.3.the number of water transport enterprise has been growing after a decrease to 41 in 2001. clothes and household facilities) in total household expenditures was gradually going down. However. and the speed of growth was second only to healthcare.3. Water transport .3 6. It has grown rapidly to be the economic power of the Shanghai transport sector.

5 53.3.4 44.8% of total expenditures.33 The data in Figure 6.3.3.4 6.1% in 2006.3.8 Medicines and Medical Services 0. the transportation and communication expenditure for Shanghai citizens reached 2.8 Year Education.6 6.6 5.1).9 5.3.7 5. the increase in TCCE has exceeded the increase in per capita disposable income.9 7.6 1990 1995 2000 2005 4.6 14. the growth trend of the disposable income and the transportation & communications consumption expenditures (TCCE) are similar.4 Food 56.3.2 suggests that the growth of actual expenditure of transportation and communication has far exceeded this projection. behind food (35.5 Housing Miscellaneous Commodities and Services 2.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Year 1990 1995 2000 2005 Total Consumption Expenditures 100 100 100 100 Transport and Communications 3.9 8.5%). Since 1998. Overall both the absolute expenditure on transportation and communication and its proportion in the total expenditure have been on the trend of continuous growth since the 1990s (Figure 6.3 3.2: Trend in consumption expenditures on transportation and communication per capita Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook 2007 As it can be seen from Figure 6.0 5. culture and recreation services (16. 2 500 consumption expenditure (yuan) 2 000 1 500 1 000 500 18% 16% 14% 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 0% 1980 1985 1990 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 year Consumption Expenditures in Transport and Communications (yuan) the proportion of transport and communication consumption expenditure in the total proportion 12% Figure 6.6 6. or 15.6%) and education.7 4.1: Structure of per capita consumer expenditures of urban households Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook 2007 In 2006.6 1. Culture and Recreation Services 11.5 3. Articles and Services 10.2 Table 6. 76 .1 10.8 9.8% in 2012 from 13.6 14.9 Clothing 10. from 1990 to 2000. It ranked third in total household expenditure.333 Yuan per capita.8 9 10.5 35.5 16.5 8.8 Household Facilities. Researchers who analyzed the data from 1998 to 2003 had estimated that the proportion of transportation and communication expenditure would reach 15.

3.0 Yuan/km 3. the cost for urban transport in Shanghai is highest.3.0 Yuan 0.4 Yuan/km 1.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 25 000 Average Per Capita Disposable Income (yuan) 20 000 15 000 10 000 5 000 2 500 2 000 1 500 1 000 500 Transport and Communications Consumption Expenditures (yuan) 1980 1985 1990 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 year Average Per Capita Disposable Income(yuan) Transport and Communications Consumption Expenditures (yuan) Figure 6.8 Yuan/km Nanjing 1.0 Yuan _ _ _ Hangzhou 2.04 Due to expansion of urban space and rise of living standards.40 Yuan/L 200 Yuan 4 Yuan Ningbo 2.0 Yuan/km (Excluding wait) 2. the absolute cost of transportation and communication of Shanghai people continues to grow. particularly for car use on parking and licenses.4 Yuan 3.0 Yuan 1.0 Yuan 1.3.39 Yuan/L Suzhou 2.46 Yuan/L License 45 000 Yuan 500 Yuan Parking 10 Yuan 6 Yuan Shanghai 2. It is grateful to see that the policy-maker is trying to reduce the cost 77 .3: Comparison of disposable income and the TCCE Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook 2007 Seeing from Table 6. the increasing demand of transportation and communication will continue for a long time.0 Yuan 2. Pioneering With Science and Technology.0 Yuan 1.3.0 Yuan Taxi Basic fare 10 Yuan/3 km 7 Yuan/3 km 10 Yuan/3 km 10 Yuan/4 km 8 Yuan/4 km 10 Yuan/4 km Rate Car Petrol Price-93# 3.44 Yuan/L 5 Yuan Table 6.2.1).7 Yuan 1.2: Travel cost in YRD cities in 2005 Source: Fares of Transport and Communication.0 Yuan 1. 2005.5 Yuan air conditioning 2.5 Yuan/km 3.0 Yuan 1.8 Yuan/km 3. although the consumer price index of transport and communication has decreased slowly in recent years (as it is said in 6. Bus Fares City ordinary 1.000 Yuan or more in Shanghai while in Ningbo it only costs RMB 170Yuan. The license costs RMB 45. among the several cities in Yangtze River Delta region. Therefore. The public policy in the cost control for transport and communications in Shanghai shows an intention to reduce the travel cost for public transport and meanwhile increase that of private cars.44 Yuan/L 170 Yuan 15 000 Yuan 5 Yuan Wenzhou 2.

4 Table 6.1) The average travel speed by public transport has increased by 40% from 1995 to 2004. Moreover. the number of public transport passengers keeps growing.4. 1995 and 2004 Source: The third Comprehensive Transport Survey Report of Shanghai. while the travel distance has increased from 6.1 Cost and efficiency for public transport Efficiency The average travel time by metro and bus (including trolley bus) for permanent residents in the central city has decreased from 62 minutes to 58 minutes from 1995 to 2004.34 At the same time. the total road traffic volume in Shanghai was 90. the road supply. 6.4 km/trip.1: Public transport travel time and distance in the central city. 6.6 2004 58 8.4.4 Cost and efficiency on urban transport In 2004.4 of this report. (Table 6. With the rise of investment in road construction in recent years. The trip share by public transport has reached 24% in 2004 and the efficiency has been greatly improved compared with that in 1995. in the city center area. new infrastructure should generally be able to meet the needs of traffic growth. The heavy congestion in rush hours hasn’t gotten better in this area. for example the newly built expressway and arterial roads cannot match the traffic’s increase yet.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study of public transport travel and increase cost for driving. the roads around the central area are beginning to get congested. A comprehensive analysis on urban congestion is available in part 8.1.4. which represented an increase of 170% compared with that in 1995.6 km/trip to 8. 1995 average travel time (minute) average travel distance(km) 62 6. 2004 78 . as can be seen in Figure 6. However.4. .6 million vehicle kilometers.

That of Line #1 has been reduced to 3 minutes (see Appendix I. Table 8). Cost As it shows in Table 6. It means that the number of medium. metro transport cannot play its important role in medium. 79 . while those going beyond 16 km only make up 11%.000/day) Source: The third Comprehensive Transport Survey Report of Shanghai. passengers taking the metro make more short-distance trips than long-distance ones. the passengers traveling within 6 km making up 38% of the total flow of passengers. In order to encourage long-distance travel.2 minutes and 10. the cost is still quite high for low-income people.and long-distance passengers increases with the increase in traveling time on the metro. According to transport survey conducted at the beginning of 2005. the metro ticket price was adjusted in September 2005. the number of metro passengers has increased sharply. The metro can now provide higher efficiency and lower trips costs for medium. 2004 and Shanghai Statistical Yearbook 2007 Note: The figure lacks the data of the volume of the taxi passenger in 2006 As five metro lines have been put into operation one by one.and long-distance travel. with 1 Yuan more for every additional 10 km. The time between two trains during rush hour has been reduced to about 6 minutes.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Passenger Volume of Public Transportation ( thousand persontimes) 10 000 9 000 8 000 7 000 6 000 5 000 4 000 3 000 2 000 1 000 0 1995 Metro 1996 2000 year 2004 2006 Taxi Buses and Trolley Buses Figure 6. The minimum two-way metro tickets will cost 17.7% of the daily income of lower paid people Shanghai.8 minutes in 2003 respectively.35 Thus. The metro in Shanghai is now cheaper than other public transport modes for long-distance trips (longer than 20 km). The basic price was raised from 2 Yuan to 3 Yuan. and it also has speed and frequency.4.8 minutes in 2005 from 3.and long-distance travel than bus and car.1: Passengers using public transport (1. the cost of traveling by bus is the lowest for short-distance trips.2. However.4. The new research report published in 2006 shows that the average waiting time and the onboard traveling time of metro passengers increased to 4 minutes and 16.

5 Yuan discount per transfer time. For the transfer to metro from bus realized within 90 minutes. In order to encourage people to travel by public transport in Shanghai.09 12 25 1.1 2.15 Motorcycle 2004 80.1 74 2. Passenger vehicle occupancy rates decreased by half.people.61 29 75 Passenger Vehicle 1995 12. the traveling time and the daily mileage of motorized vehicles have all increased from 1995 to 2004.2 Cost and efficiency for motorized vehicles Efficiency Commercial Freight Trucks index Total number (10 thousand) % of travel making day Trips /day Average travel distance (km/trip) Daily mileage(km) Passenger occupancy 1995 11.html . taxi and special car for passenger vehicle. the holder can benefit from 10% discount on the following ticket fare.11 Sep.1 Yuan/1 km 11 17 26 47 68 89 Table 6. 2005 http://www.8 90 2.4.htm Note: Transfer preference is not considered.25 Yuan/1 km (progressing Travel Cost (Yuan) 3km 3 6km 3 10km 4 20km 5 30km 6 40km 7 2 2 2 4 7 9 every 1 Yuan) 2.cn/GB/1089/3684366.com.cn/node110/node113/200609/con120161.4. a number of incentive measures have been carried out: • • • If the expenditure through the prepaid transport card exceeds 70 Yuan in a month.4.63 19 51 6.2: Public transport cost in Shanghai Source: http://life.5 Yuan discount per transfer. Generally the trips. For the bus transfers realized within 90 minutes in the air-conditioned buses of the 409 bus lines.cn/node41/200507/con116882. 6.sh.4 2004 49. exclude bus.jt.20-0.3: Vehicle travel features.45 21 52 2004 18 86 2. the passenger would also benefit from 0.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Standard of Charge Mode Metro Buses and Trolley Buses (air conditioning) Taxi 11 Yuan/3 km 2 Yuan/13 km Basic Price 3 Yuan/6 km Rate 1 Yuan/10 km 0.htm http://www. 80 .sh.jt. the passenger can benefit from a 0.75 20 55 3. while many passenger vehicles became private cars.3 Table 6. 1995-2004 Note: exclude freight taxi and special car for truck.9 70 2. Freight vehicles travel more and longer.

Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Cost The cost of car use in Shanghai includes vehicle purchase expense. Table 9). As the number of cars in city will be continually controlled.4. the license plates will not be released in large amounts.4. The rise of fuel price directly results in the increased cost for traveling by car (see Figure 6.4. The estimated price will be very high.2: Car license auction in Shanghai Source: http://www.alltobid.htm Based on the price index of fuel purchase in Shanghai.3 in 2006 (see Appendix I. and maintenance fee. (Figure 6. the price of transport vehicles are coming down year by year. road toll and road pricing.0 150. 300.com/chepai/chepaisi.3: Fuel price index (1995=100) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook 2007 PURCHASING PRICE IND (1995=100) 81 average price(yuan) number of release . parking fee. fuel expense. Since the auction system of vehicle license plate was adopted in Shanghai.3). the average price of car license plate has increased although the government has adjusted the released number of license plates according to the deal price.0 1996 2000 2001 2002 year 2003 2004 2005 2006 Figure 6. in contrast the operating cost is higher and higher. By the price index of consumption.0 250.4. fuel prices have increased greatly since 2003.0 .2) 80 000 70 000 45 000 40 000 35 000 30 000 25 000 20 000 15 000 10 000 5 000 0 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 60 000 50 000 40 000 30 000 20 000 10 000 0 year number of release average price(yuan) Figure 6. license fee.0 200.0 50.0 100.9 in 2001 and 91. The price index of transport vehicles was 97.

5 Motorcycles 30 15 Table 6.10 seats=1 ton Shanghai levies different road charges upon vehicles of local area and from other cities.4.5. every month.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Land is a limited resource for urban development in Shanghai. 119.ylfzhj.5).5: Maintenance in Beijing. As a result the overall cost for urban road use is higher than that in Beijing and Nanjing.jsp?colid=0402&id=ID031218000 http://www. but that for car and motorcycle is relatively higher. The road toll of freeway in Shanghai is the same as that in Guangzhou.4. Shanghai and Nanjing Source: Shanghai Municipal People's government Order No. The general level of road tolls in Shanghai is lower than that in Beijing and Nanjing (Table 6. In Shanghai. 10 seats=1 ton. the Regulations on the Control of Shanghai highway maintenance (Revised) http://www. as it can be seen in Table 6.cn/Lawsnews. the parking charge will continually keep a high level and is highest among Chinese cities (see Appendix I. the Regulations on the Control of Shanghai road tolls on loans road Note: for passenger vehicles.4. the latter should pay higher road charges. vehicle owners in urban area should pay the road use charges and road maintenance fee.njjtgf. the Regulations on the Control of Shanghai highway maintenance (Revised) Shanghai Municipal People's government Order No. in other cities.4: Maintenance and road use charges in Shanghai (Unit: Yuan/ton/month) Source: Shanghai Municipal People's government Order No. 102. 119. The charge that vehicles from other cities should pay in Shanghai is as 3-5 times as that in Nanjing.aspx?classcode=/LAWS/YLF/ Note: for passenger vehicles. In addition. Freight Trucks Maintenance Road Using Charge 190 135 Passenger Vehicles 200 150 Trailers 110 38. it is levied according to road usage. the road use charge is fixed and paid every month in Shanghai.cn/jsp/display.4. Due to the rise of land price. 82 .4. (Appendix I.4 and Table 6. Table11-12). the unit for motorcycles is Yuan per month Type Passenger Vehicles Freight Trucks Motorcycles Besides: car with less than 5 seats Passenger Vehicles with less than 5 seats unit Yuan/month/ton Yuan/month/ton Yuan/month/vehicle Yuan/month/vehicle Yuan/month/vehicle Beijing 220 220 15 Shanghai 200 190 30 Nanjing 260 200 14 120 200 Table 6. while. Comparatively. Table 10).bj.

the vehicles are equipped with the counter and the tariff of service is regulated by the authority.htm The goods delivering taxi service was initiated by the proposal of municipal government in August 1999.36Since 2002. A lot of commercial enterprises have entrusted these taxi companies with their logistics work. Standard of Charge Mode Freight Taxi(0. the number of goods delivering taxis reached 2.1) However. the road system takes the main role for freight transport on land.3 Cost of urban occasional freight transport In terms of urban freight transport cost.0 Yuan/1 km 3km 18 23 Calculation of Travel Cost (Yuan) 6km 26 32 10km 36 44 20km 61 74 30km 86 104 40km 111 134 Table 6. In 2004. the rise of charge for road pricing and fuel. Five enterprises were created.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 6. As with the ordinary taxi for passengers.6: Freight transport costs in Shanghai Source: http://www. The vehicles are recognizable by the model. due to the limited capacity of railway transport.6T) Freight Taxi(0. This service became the main commercial mode for the goods transports and delivery in the urban area in the daytime. which makes 45% of the business volume for the taxis. as the truck can only go into the central city after evening. It gives an idea on the general situation of the urban logistics industry in Shanghai. the annual output per vehicle in freight transport in Shanghai decreased year by year.800 from 380 at the beginning. which is still developing and ranked first among all kinds of transport modes before 2005. And the local authority conferred a special license plate started with BH to these vehicles. 83 .9T) Basic Price (Starting Price) 18 Yuan/3 km 23 Yuan/3 km Rate 2. the price of the goods delivering taxi service could be a credible reference.jt. the color and the taxi indicators installed. 6.4.sh. The remainder is made up of more occasional goods delivery services for individuals or enterprises.5 Yuan/1 km 3. who keeps the prices at a relative low level. (Figure 6. road freight transport suffered the problems like poor communication between the demand and offer.cn/node41/200507/con116882.5.4.5 Efficiency and cost of intercity transport In recent years.

The efficiency of railway transport has been greatly enhanced. the highest speed of passenger trains reached 160 km/hour.5.5. While in short-distance transport (to Hangzhou and Nanjing). there were 94 pair passenger trains and 50 pair freight trains per day in the peak traffic period on the Shanghai-Nanjing Line. Energy and Transport 1997-2006 There are two railway transport lines linking to other parts of mainland China: Shanghai-Nanjing (to the north) and Shanghai-Hangzhou (to the south). Obviously. The limited transport capacity becomes the main trouble for the railway transport development. the efficiency of railway freight transport keeps steady growth. 84 . and waiting time for freight transfer. rate of on-time departure of passenger trains.km) 140 000 120 000 100 000 80 000 60 000 40 000 20 000 0 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 year Figure 6. An analysis is made of the transport cost and time for several freight companies from Shanghai to get to Beijing.1 Cost of highway and railway freight Take the transport cost of one-ton container for example. 6. (Appendix II. trains loaded per day. After the fifth promotion of train speed. but the facilities have been fully explored. In 2004. but it takes longer time than by truck. in the long-distance transport (to Beijing and Guangzhou).Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 200 000 180 000 160 000 annual tonnage (1 000 tons. Hangzhou and Nanjing by highway and railway. Guangzhou.000 ton-km) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry. running speed of freight trains.1: Annual ton-kilometers of each truck (1. Real traffic is 119% and 111% of the planned traffics respectively. the road is cheaper and much less time consuming. such as rate of on-time departure of freight trains. the cost for railway is much less than that for highway. The freight companies rarely provide short-distance railway transport service. so the potential of increasing railway transport efficiency would be limited without the construction of new infrastructure. while we can only travel on highway transport at 110 km/hour. Figure 8-10) Showed by the railway transport index.

htm 6. highway transport capacity is much more abundant and becomes a favorable supplement to railway.394 1.com/ http://www. Taking Shanghai-Hangzhou for example.asp http://www. it is very difficult to buy a train ticket during the rush hour in the weekend.5.5.net/cn_dl.2 Cost of highway and railway passenger transport By analyzing the ticket fare and transport speed of the highway and railway from Shanghai to Hangzhou.szy56.com/bangchang1/glys.810 203 301 Company A 300 300 --Company E 400 380 -380 average price(Yuan) 350 340 -380 Time Consuming (day) 3~4 4~5 -2 Table 6.asp http://www. the cost and efficiency of railway passenger transport is better than that of highway passenger transport.021huoyun.qlm56.1: The cost of transporting one ton of goods by Shanghai freight companies Source: http://www.do56.com/wfbj.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Highway Freight Transport Price and Time Consuming Distance Destinations Beijing Guangzhou Hangzhou Nanjing km 1.613 190 295 Company A 450 580 280 300 Company B 400 550 220 240 Company C 400 550 200 250 Company D 400 450 190 230 average price(Yuan) 413 533 223 255 Time Consuming (day) 3 3 1 1 Railway Freight Transport Price and Time Consuming Destination Beijing Guangzhou Hangzhou Nanjing Distance Km 1. 85 .asp http://www.szy56. Beijing and Guangzhou.021wuliu. the Ministry of Railway confirms faster speed with the same ticket price. At the same time.com/yunjia. the highway transport is more flexible. Nanjing.463 1.htm http://guoaohuoyun.com/wfbj8. In contrast to the limited capacity of railway transport. so it still achieves fast development although its transport fee is higher. After the fifth promotion of train speed. Many people choose to travel by long-distance coaches. The cheapest ticket is about one-fourth of highway transport.

and the growth rate of passenger and freight transport kept above 10% every year.qunar.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Service(times/day) Railway Hangzhou Nanjing Beijing Guangzh ou 67 76 10 5 Highway 107 27 3 5 Distance(km) Railway 203 301 1 463 1 810 Highway 176 306 1 262 1 797 Fare (Yuan) Railway lowest 15 24 88 160 highest 90 130 500 600 Highway 60 97 311 376 Fares per distance(Yuan/km) Railway lowest 0.08 0.34 0. The average distance traveled expanded from 1.600 km in 2006. Guangzhou.33 Highway 0. especially for domestic travel whose cost is lower than that of private car use on the freeway. The gap between the different flight fares is big. An inquiry on 23 July 2007.09 highest 0.07 0.25 0.htm www.com/ 6.3: The fares and the number of flights of Shanghai civil aviation Source: http://www.06 0. 2007.2: Highway and railway passenger transport service between Shanghai and major cities Source: http://www.34 0. it draws the conclusion that the price of aviation transport provided by Shanghai freight companies is 7-8 times higher than that of highway transport.21 speed(km/hrs) Railway lowest 85 60 65 60 highest 130 130 135 110 Highway 80~100 80~100 80~100 80~100 Table 6.com/twell/zh/city_flights/shanghai/index. (Appendix II. Since the opening of Pudong international airport. the fare is for July 30.974 km in 2000 to 2.44 0. which brings about a differentiation of ticket fares and lowers effectively the cost of transport.123cha.5.3 Aviation transport The capacity of aviation transport in Shanghai has been developed greatly. Nanjing and Hangzhou.shanghaiairport.5. (Table 6. and 10 times 86 .3) Destinations London Tokyo New York Hong Kong Beijing Guangzhou Lowest Fare(Yuan) 2 250 1 890 3 350 1 000 450 420 Highest Fare(Yuan) 28 720 5 030 23 030 2 400 1 130 1 280 Number of Flights(a week) 36 209 4 400 675 204 Table 6.5.32 0. Travel by flight will no longer be the most expensive way. 2007 By analyzing the transport price of one-ton freight from Shanghai to Beijing.com/train/html/Shanghai/shanghai. domestic civilian aviation companies have seen great development. the number of linked cities and departure flights is increasing year yearly.tixcn. shows the price of single ticket and the number of departure flights on this day.com Note: The fare information comes from internet at July 23.html http://www. Figure 11-13) In recent years. And the overall service of Shanghai’s airports has been greatly increased.5.43 0.

8 1.5.5. The transport price and linked cities of international freight flights of Shanghai aviation is shown in the Table 6. especially the latter. which has grown from 79.com/yunjia1.2 2.3 3.szy56.2 3.4.900 ton-km.5 1. Annual Production per Vessel Tonnage (1 000 tons.4 Water transport and ports Efficiency The development of sea shipping and ocean-going freight has kept a steady growth since 2001. Company A Distance (km) Basic Price Yuan/kg 100kg Yuan/kg 300kg Yuan/kg 1ton Yuan Basic Price Yuan/kg 100kg Yuan/k g 300kg Yuan/ kg 1ton Yuan Company C average price 1ton Yuan Beijing Guangzhou Nanjing Hangzhou 1 178 1 308 273 176 5.9 4.km) 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 2000 2001 2002 year Annual Production per Sea-going Vessel Tonnage Annual Production per Occan-going Vessel Tonnage 2003 2004 2005 Figure 6.8 3 4.4: Shanghai airline domestic freight transport price list Source: http://www.9 6.000 tons-km) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry.6 2.6 1.4 1.5.900 ton-km to 112.5. Energy and Transport 1997-2006 87 .2 2 3 306 3 806 1 803 1 803 5.1 3 506 3 806 1 402 1 102 3 406 3 806 1 603 1 452 Table 6.5 2. Port efficiency has also increased year on year. The operating efficiency of water transport and port in Shanghai turns out very well and continues to be improved. an increase of 41%.5 3.1 4.asp http://www.9 6.8 4.2: Annual production per vessel tonnage (1.com/wfbj6.qlm56.2 4.3 1.htm 6.3 2.4 2. The average berthing time of ships in ports decreased by 67% from 1996 to 2006 and the average load per vessel has increased by 100%.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study higher than railway transport.

5 0. As far as the average value is concerned.5 1.4: Average tonnage of freight by each vessel (ton) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry. The prices are communicated to the public by the website “www.5.5. According to the data released in the web site on 22 July 2007 (Table 6.3: Average time of vessels berthing at harbors (day) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry.cn”.com.5). Energy and Transport 1997-2006 Cost The Ministry of Communications of China started to implement the Freight on Record System from 1 January 1997.chineseshipping. while inverse for long-distance shipping prices.5 2.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study average berthes time (day) 2. The companies who provide international marine shipping container transport services in Shanghai and Ningbo ports should report the transport price to Shanghai Shipping Exchange. short-distance shipping prices in Shanghai port are higher than those in Ningbo port. There are about 78 marine shipping companies. Table 13.0 1.0 1995 1996 1997 1998 2000 2001 year 2002 2003 2004 2005 Ships of Foreign Trade Figure 6.5. the Shanghai port holds an obviously advantageous position in the long-distance shipping transport.0 0. A 20-foot container transport price in Shanghai Port of international service is shown in Appendix I. 88 . including 14 well-known foreign shipping container companies. Energy and Transport 1997-2006 12 000 A v e r a g e T o n n a g e o f F r e ig h t b y E a c h V e s s e l ( to n ) 10 000 8 000 6 000 4 000 2 000 0 1995 1996 1997 1998 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 year all ships Ships of Foreign Trade Figure 6.

6 Conclusions Concerning water and aviation transport.000 Price (US dollar) highest 180 100 600 400 2.5: 20-foot container transport price of Shanghai. Ningbo Port Source: http://www. and lower transport cost in the future development. There is little potential to promote the overall transport efficiency without capacity extension.22 July 2007 6. 89 .asp . and the increasing expenditure on transport and communication.364 1. the efficiency of transport from Shanghai to the outside has achieved much improvement since 2001. It would also be an inevitable choice to meet the increasing demand of travel for the residents.com. characterized by the growth of travel distance and frequency.150 1. Meanwhile. Therefore. But its future is not promising due to factors like transport cost and industry system. For intercity passenger transport.450 1. The good management and operation of transport enterprises have led to an increase in profits since 2003.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Destination Hong Kong Singapore Rotterdam Hamburg Departing Shanghai Ningbo Shanghai Ningbo Shanghai Ningbo Shanghai Ningbo Number of Statistical Company 4 3 7 3 7 4 10 5 lowest 60 35 345 265 1. the improvement of intercity transport should depend on public transport with high capacity and a more efficient transfer system.470 Table 6. enhance the level of information and networks. the profit value has increased dramatically.150 1. the further development of international trade in Shanghai will definitely boost the construction of the water and aviation transport industry and operating efficiency of the system.050 1.cn/filing/openprice. It should further integrate resources. the limited space in the central area for road construction will become the problem for improving the operating efficiency of individual vehicles.375 1.500 2.500 2. As far as road transport is concerned. This has contributed to making Shanghai a world center of trade and shipping. and its profits are relatively low.chineseshipping.500 average 106 55 487 330 1.5. The development of the railway industry has been limited by its capacity.500 2.

highways and rail transport added up to 149.682 9.1. with 16. Investment for urban roads is 16. The period of the 10th Five Year Plan is the high time for freeway development in Shanghai. 34.4% in the 90 .852 6.90% 2.88 625.49 455. which is the same as in the previous plan. it is also the period for Shanghai to invest the most amount of money in constructing the international shipping hub. The 10th Five Year Plan is the starting phase for implementing a new round of the master plan.78% 2.635 6. Investment for highways is 20.577 24.7% of the total investment.51% 2.51% 1.580 million.927 6.55% 2.42 Investment of metro 1. taking up 92.92 billion Yuan.22 336. Shanghai’s economy is growing fast and investments in transport construction are continually expanding.49 billion Yuan.158 21.479 1.1 billion Yuan and basically completes the freeway network.4 12.29% 2.02 368.88% 4. an increase of 74% compared to that in the 9th Five Year Plan.47 8.12 495. The key target of investment more focused on key transport infrastructure.244 2.226 2.076 10. twice that in the 9th Five Year Plan.61% 1. 37 It invests 80.439 14. It invests 23.1 Investment in Shanghai’s transport system Brief Shanghai’s investments in transport are ahead of those of other major cities in China.73% 1. total investment for roads.1: Transport investment in Shanghai (billion) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook.74% 0.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 7.2 billion Yuan for port construction.06% 3. At the same time.149 % of GDP 2.42% 0. 1996-2005 Note: 2002 investments in the metro include magnetic levitation at 5.249 11.3 billion Yuan.34% 0.286 21. It has been a powerful driver behind urban transport development.725 billion Yuan for bridges and tunnels respectively. as well as the key stage of constructing “Four Centers”.04 billion Yuan in transport facilities.94 billion Yuan for metro is an increase of 137% compared with before.966 22. During the period between 1996 and 2005.5 Table 7.349 9. which is 4 times as much investment in infrastructure facilities as in the 9th Five Year Plan and ranks the top in history.95% 1.15% Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 GDP 290.45 billion Yuan and 7. The proportion of investment in urban roads decreased from 40. the investment preference for transport is shifting from construction of urban roads to the metro. 7.03 915.08 540.08 745. In addition. Total investment to transport infrastructure 8.82 403.31% 1.54% 2.44% 0.64% % of GDP 0.99% 2. such as the construction of a container port which attracts 15.99 7.

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8th Five Year Plan to 21.37% in the 10th Five Year Plan. Comparatively, the investment in the metro rose from 20.8% to 50.2%.
8th five-year Item Investmen t Urban Road Bridge and tunnel Highway Metro Total 8.34 3.16 4.84 4.28 20.62 % of investment 40.40% 15.30% 23.50% 20.80% 100.00% 9th five-year Investmen t 16.6 7.92 6.75 14.73 46.0 % of investment 36.10% 17.20% 14.70% 32.00% 100% 10th five-year Investmen t 16.45 7.72 20.92 45.43 90.52
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Table 7.1.2: Investment in transport systems in Shanghai during the 8 , 9 and 10th five-year plans (in billions) Source: The third Comprehensive Transport Survey Report of Shanghai, 2004
Item Urban Road Name Middle ring (Puxi) No.4 Line Metro No.7 Line No.8 Line No.9 Line Tunnel Railway river tunnel South Station of Shanghai Railway of Pudong Hongqiao Airport extension Pudong Airport extension Yangshan Deep sea Port (1st phase) Investment(Billion) 4.03 12.8 9.2 11.8 10.9 0.95 5.0 7.6 15.3 20.0 14.31 2005 2006 2005 2005 2005 2006 2005 Started(Year) Completion(Year) 2005

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Table 7.1.3: Recent major transport infrastructure construction in Shanghai

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In the period of the 10th Five Year Plan, the major metro projects invested around 10 billion Yuan. This includes No. 4 metro line (12.8 billion Yuan), No. 8 metro line (11.8 billion Yuan), No. 7 metro line (9.2 billion Yuan) and No. 9 metro line (10.9 billion Yuan). According to the Shanghai Metro Basic Network, from now to 2012, the Shanghai Shentong Group will invest more than 160 billion Yuan to build up 13 metro lines with a total length of up to 510 km. They will form the basic network of metro transport in Shanghai and will carry 40% of the daily passenger, becoming the backbone of the Shanghai public transport system.

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Reform of investment and financing system of Shanghai metro transport

In the period of the 10th Five Year Plan, Shanghai will spend 45.43 billion Yuan to construct the metro, equivalent to 1.37% of GDP. It is impractical to follow the old path to only employ the Shanghai Metro Company to take all of the work. Accordingly, the Shanghai government decided to deepen the reform of investment and financing system in April 2000, carrying out the reform of 4 Separations, namely separating investment, construction, management and supervision of the metro. It enforces the government managing function on public investment, drives the constructing and managing of metro into regulated, orderly and sound market competition, and sets up an effective government supervision system at the same time. On 28 April 2000, companies such as Shentong Group, Shanghai Metro Line Construction Co. Ltd., and Shanghai Metro Incorporation, Shanghai Modern Rail Transit Co. Ltd. were set up respectively. Shanghai Metro Line Construction Co. Ltd was set up to construct the metro. Shanghai Metro Incorporation was the department of management in metro. Shanghai Modern Rail Transit Co. Ltd was supervising the metro. Shentong Group was set up to be the principal part of investment in rail transport, owing assets and management rights. The 4 Separations solved the financing problem. In 2000, it was difficult to attract money to boost metro transport construction. After the foundation of Shentong Group, by means of shareholder of land, loan and financing and bond releasing, it formed a multi-source financing system, and the metro transport also expanded from single line to a network. When the financing problem was solved, new problems appeared, such as poor safety and supervision of metro system, different ticket systems in No.1, No.2 and No.3 metro lines, and inconvenience of metro transfer, etc. Therefore, the Shanghai Metro Line Company merged into the Shentong Group in 2004, which means that the investment body and construction body merged into one company, 4 years after the implementation of 4 Separations.

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Investment and financing for constructed metro in Shanghai

The main body for No.1 metro line includes Shanghai Jiushi Corporation and Shanghai Chengtou Corporation (called Chengtou Corporation for short in the following). The two companies took charge of financing for construction and reimbursement of the loan. No.1 metro line was transferred to Shanghai Shentong Group (called Shentong for short in the following) after construction. Then Shentong injected the assets of metro train and fare collection system of No.1 metro line into Shentong Metro which has been listed in stock market. The main body for No.2 metro line is Chengtou and districts Government Company along the line, who took charge of financing for construction and returning the loan. Chengtou put this investment into the stock of Shentong Group after the No.2 metro line was completed. The investment from the district along the line was purchased by Shentong Group. The main body for No.3 metro line is Shentong Group and districts along the line, which form the Shanghai Metro Transport Pearl Line Development Co., Ltd. Shentong Group controlled the project company. Afterwards, No.4 and No.5 metro lines follow the same mode of that of No.3 line.

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The total investment for No.1 metro line is 5.744 billion Yuan (95%), while business loan is 0.3 billion Yuan (3%); total investment for No.2 metro line is 11.158 billion Yuan, among which the capital fund is 7.708 billion Yuan (69%), loan from foreign governments is 3.45 billion Yuan (31%) (Jiushi and Chengtou taking charge of borrowing and returning); total investment for No.5 metro line is 3.125 billion Yuan and is all a capital fund; the total investment for No.3 and No.4 metro lines is 22.56 billion Yuan, for which the capital fund is 7.1 billion Yuan (31%), the remainder is from project financing. Generally speaking, the first phase of metro transport construction mainly depended on investment from government. According to the regulation, the minimum fund prepared for new construction project will be 40% of the total investment. The proportion of the capital fund far exceeds the standard controlled by central government, so Shanghai’s government takes much pressure to raise capital fund in the past.

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Conclusions
Comment from stakeholder dialogue: There is general consensus that mobility is in danger of significantly degrading in Shanghai due to the lack of integration as the urban area expands. It is not clear whether the situation is serious enough yet to drive an institutional response. Participants felt that more economic pain from a significant decline in competitiveness may be required.

The huge investments in transportation are only possible with the active role of the Shanghai government. Shanghai’s economy is growing fast, and investment in transportation construction has expanded continually. In the 10th Five Year Plan, Shanghai will invest 80.04 billion Yuan in transport facilities, an increase of 74% compared to that in the 9th Five Year Plan, on urban roads, highways, bridges, tunnels and the metro. It is because of the large scale investment lasting for quite a long time that the transportation systems in Shanghai have been upgraded tremendously. In the past, metro transport construction depended on investment from government, placing much pressure

on them to raise the capital funds. The involvement of developers and local government in metro and road construction has proven to be the only way to sustain huge investments in metro transport infrastructure.

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causing 1. the number of traffic accidents increased by 275%. 60 000 50 000 40 000 number 30 000 20 000 10 000 0 2002 2003 2004 year Accidents Amounts Death toll Injured 2005 2006 Figure 8.73% lower than the previous year. Figure 14-15). it is necessary for the city of Shanghai to pay close attention to the issues related to coordination between social progress. 8.63% and 24. At the same time. energy consumption and social justice. the direct pecuniary loss decreased by 46.721 million Yuan.8 people. 94 . Therefore. The death toll and injuries decreased by 162 and 2. After the RTA (Road Traffic Accident) surveillance system was completed in 2002. traffic safety. which is 11.74% over the previous year. accounting for 58. or 28. Shanghai’s RTA number was 6583. and the economic loss by traffic accidents hitting 211 times that of 1980.1: Traffic accidents in Shanghai from 2002 to 2006 In 2006. leading to 32. the death toll per 10.1 Traffic safety In the 20 years from 1980 to 2000. Sustainable transport development challenges in Shanghai After entering the 21st century with accelerated urbanization. Deaths. please see Appendix II.661 injuries. which are effectively facilitating local economic and social development. the RTA number dropped by 2655.69% of that in 2005. injuries and direct pecuniary losses from road traffic accidents in Shanghai have significantly decreased in recent years (more figures on tendency of traffic accidents conditions in Shanghai. including environmental protection.1.189 persons respectively.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 8.000 vehicles dropped from 6. with the death toll increasing 235%.6 in 2005 to 5. Shanghai has experienced substantial development in both transport supply and operational efficiency. natural resource use and environmental protection in the development of transportation.231 deaths and 6.889 million Yuan in direct pecuniary losses. traffic safety measures have been gradually strengthened. the development of the transport system is closely connected with other aspects of sustainable urban development.

Table 14). workers occupied the largest percentage (21. non-local people fatalities have increased each year. Pedestrian and passenger injuries exceeded 1. 25.4. In contrast. Figure 16-17). due to more turmoil in the road conditions in urban area (see Appendix II. The increase of 109 cases in 2004 is 1. Furthermore.452 accidents occurring from 2002 to 2004.500. According to statistics. motorcycle rider deaths in urban areas were lower than that in rural areas every year except in 2005. since 2004. while from 7:00 to 9:00 has 702 accidents.96%).065 accidents. Shanghai Jiaotong University. As for different areas. Accident high-risk time The high-risk time is from 16:00 to 21:00 with 2.500 and 2. People of this age are exposed to heavy traffic (See Appendix II. pedestrian and passenger deaths in urban areas exceeded that in rural areas. since 2002.2: Age distribution of people killed in traffic accidents Source: Survey on death and injuries in Shanghai traffic accidents from 2002-2004 and the strategies on prevention. Vocation distribution Of the 32. However accidents on weekends and holidays were under remarkable control in 2006.000 people in 2002 and 2006. Among the dead. The figure shows that the ages between 31 and 41 years old are high risk for RTA deaths. Master Degree Paper.1. the high-risk periods for fatal accidents are at weekends. at 1.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 8. Deaths and injuries of motorcycle riders. remain the highest in the injured pool. 2005.42 times that in 2002.1 Statistical analysis of road traffic accidents Age distribution 350 300 250 death toll 200 150 100 50 0 07132131age 2002 2003 2004 41516166- Figure 8. The total accidents during these two periods accounted for 42% of the total number in 2006.1. which reflects the weakness in administration on rural motorcycle operations.27% were from the transport industry. 95 . pedestrians and passengers Motorcycle injuries.

Secondly. the social impact is mainly through accident fatalities.1 Environmental impact Ambient air environment In 2006. Statistics shows that these kind of accidents accounted for 16.2 Road traffic accident factors First. social. representing 27.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 8. but at the same time the economic. reverse driving.8%.9% of all kinds of accidents. necessary traffic facility constructions have failed to keep up with the accelerated road construction in recent years.1. In addition. driving without a license caused more accidents and the ratio of accidents caused by private vehicles rose due to the high ratio of accidents caused by fresh license holders.4%. The good-air quality rate was 88.94% of the year.2.493 with 264 deaths. failing to keep safe distances and illegal lane changes are major factors causing accidents and fatalities. 0. which accounted for 7. accounting for 87. In 2004. Comment from the stakeholder dialogue: Transportation will carry on developing. fatal traffic accidents in the suburban area accounted for more than 85% of all total accidents in Shanghai. Five-year (2002-2006) monitoring data show that good air-quality was increasing on the whole. leading to 421 deaths. especially in the suburbs.74% of the year respectively.3% of the total death toll in 2004.2 8. 27 days when SO2 became the top issue. and environmental issues will increase. 96 . There were 321 days when inhalable particulates ranked as the top pollutants. accidents caused by new drivers with less than 3 years driving experience accounted for 1. The good air-quality rate exceeded 85% from 2003 to 2006 continuously. and 2.244 cases or 59.6% higher than in 2005. In 2006. 8. weak legal consciousness is the main subjective reason for frequent road accidents. 10 days when NO2 was the top pollutant. Motor vehicle speeding. there were 324 days rated as good-air quality in Shanghai.

Five-year monitoring data showed that with the exception of 2005.01 0 2002 2003 2004 year SO2 2nd Standard 2005 2006 Figure8. 0.03 0. However.07 0.11 mg/m3 0.2: SO2 trends.07 2002 2003 PMIO 2004 year 2nd Standard 2005 2006 Figure8.09 0.086mg/m3 in 2006.02 0.1: Trend in inhalable particulates.06 0. which met the 2nd standard level specified in National Ambient Air Quality Standard (GB3095-1996). 2002-2006 The annual daily average of inhalable particulates in urban areas was 0.002 mg/m3 from 2005.08 0. the increasing tendency towards SO2 emissions is definitely due to fast economic growth and the associated demand on energy consumption.051mg/m3 in 2006. declining 0.2. Sulfur dioxide The annual daily average density of sulfur dioxide (SO2) in the urban area was 0.2.04 0. 2002-2006 97 .05 mg/m3 0.1 0.010mg/m3 lower than in 2005.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Inhalable particulates 0. 0.12 0. the annual daily average density of SO2 in the urban area in the other four years was better than the 2nd standard level. which met the 2nd standard level specified in National Ambient Air Quality Standard (GB3095-1996).

The overall level of NO2 emission was kept almost at the same level.8 tons/km2 per month and 2. which was compliant with the 2nd standard level specified in National Ambient Air Quality Standard (GB3095-1996).2. 5.3/km2 per month lower respectively than in 2005.07 0.6 5.02 0.6 4.006mg/m3 lower than in 2005.8 4.06 mg/m3 0.04 0.3: NO2 trends.05 0.09 0.08 0.38 Data from the eighteen air quality survey stations along the major roads in Shanghai showed that sixteen stations measured NOx pollution levels over the national standards.0 tons/km2 per month and the amount of dust on roads was 20.4: Acid rain frequency and precipitation pH value.4 4.2. and 12 stations reported a higher CO level over the national standards. Acid rain and dust In 2006 the average pH value of precipitation was 4. 2002-2006 The recent five-year monitoring data showed that the annual daily average of NO2 in the urban area was better than the 2nd standard level.39 98 . The annual average amount of dust citywide was 8.73 and the occurrence of acid rain was 56. 2002-2006 One report has estimated that 86% of CO and 81% of NOx are from urban vehicle emission in Shanghai.2 pH value 5 30% 4.4% compared to 2005.055mg/m3 in 2006.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Nitrogen dioxide The annual daily average density of NO2 in the urban area was 0. and which was 0.4%. an increase of 16.2 2002 2003 pH value 2004 year 2005 2006 20% 10% 0% 60% 50% 40% acid rain frenqency Acid Rain Frequency Figure 8.1 tons/km2 per month.03 0.4 5. 0. which were 0.01 0 2002 2003 NO2 2004 year 2005 2006 2nd Standard Figure 8.

2. the higher proportion of coal consumption. 20 million tons more than 2000 and 12 million tons more than 2002. traffic noise failed to meet the corresponding functional requirement in all the years except the year of 2002. the higher energy intensity of industry. CO2 emissions reached 150 million tons in 2004.1dB (A) lower than the value in 2005.2 Ambient acoustic environment In 2006.5: Distribution of equivalent sound level of grid ambient noise in 2006 Traffic noise The average equivalent sound level of traffic noise during the day and night time on the roadsides in Shanghai was 72.0dB(A) and 64. 99 . 0. Five-year monitoring data showed that areal noise was compliant to the corresponding standards and the overall level of which kept stable.7dB (A) which is 0.2.2.9dB(A) lower than in 2005. The tendency of the level of traffic noise from 2002 to 2004 was on the rise. the value in the daytime was the same as that in 2005 and the value of night time was 0.6dB (A) in the daytime. and the CO2 from the transport sector will continue to rise. With faster growth. 8. The relatively low energy efficiency. rapid increase in motorized vehicles and other factors.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 8. Areal ambient noise In 2006. and CO2 emissions were 138 million tons in 2002.7 million tons. while traffic noise failed to meet its corresponding functional requirement. the average equivalent sound level for the areal ambient noise was 56. 120 number of monitoring point 100 80 60 40 20 0 >70 65-70 60-65 decibel number of monitoring point 55-60 50-55 <50 Figure 8.7dB (A) lower than that in 2005. Without further control. the areal noise met its corresponding functional requirement. it was 49.3 Greenhouse gas emissions Data shows that SO2 emissions in Shanghai were 44.7 million tons. and it was stable from 2004 to 2006. dust emissions were 10. According to the latest five-year monitoring data.9dB(A) respectively in 2006. all have significantly impacted on greenhouse gas emissions. the air quality in Shanghai will be badly polluted. While at night.

the use of compressed natural gas (CNG) was promoted on buses. and everyday road automobile traffic volume accounted for 90. On 1 March 2003. Starting from 1 July 1999.748 million. restrictions on high-pollution vehicles on elevated expressways have been enforced in the center area of the city since 15 February 2006. In 2003.4 Transport environment policies and pollution control measures Since 1 October 1997. 136.1 Traffic congestion Transport construction With great progresses in road supply in Shanghai.82 million PCU kilometers.000 vehicles/day respectively (See Appendix II. Furthermore. up by 270% over 1995. According to the statistics. pollution control management from the sources has been achieved for motor vehicles pollution controls in Shanghai.3 8.3. the European II emission standards for motor vehicles was implemented in the city.6 million vehicle kilometers. Shanghai’s motorized vehicle fleet reached 1. the north-south elevated expressways bore the largest traffic volume of 164. In 1998 the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) began on taxis.000 vehicles/day. According to the "the green license" announcement of passage restrictions on high-polluting vehicles. carried almost 70% of the traffic volume (vehicle kilometers). 8. Over-concentrated traffic volume degraded the service level on these roads. mopeds40 have also been forbidden from running since 1 January 2006. and the consequent daily average traffic reached 78. Traffic flow on expressway network For the expressway traffic volume in 2006. which account for about 20% of the total road length. therefore. the expressways and arterial roads in the city center. 100 . in rush hours. and restrictions were put on surface roads within the inner-ring road since 1 October 2006. The use of low-olefin unleaded petrol for motor vehicles was promoted in March 2000 ahead of national implementation.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 8. the total road traffic volume capacity reached 110 million PCU kilometers.2. 8.000 vehicles/day and 135. which laid the foundation for the implementation of EFI and 3-way catalytic technology for light vehicles. the European I emission standards for light vehicle was implemented two years ahead of schedule. Figure 18-19). unleaded gasoline for motor vehicles was promoted in the whole city.2 Traffic flow Basic information on traffic congestion In 2003. about 42% of arterial roads in the center of the west part of Shanghai area were congested. the Yan’an West elevated expressway and the Yan’an East and Middle Road accommodated almost the same traffic volumes.3. In 2004. transport demands are also rapidly growing.

with the daily average traffic volume increasing by 10. remained poor with the average speed on arterial road at 14 to 16 km/h. 600 500 traffic flow (1 000 pcu/d) 400 300 200 100 0 2000 2001 2002 2003 year 2004 2005 2006 traffic flow (1 000 pcu/d) Figure 8.6% over 2005.2: Growth trend in traffic volume across the Huangpu River. the service level in the city center. 2000-2006 Source: Road Traffic Report on Central City of Shanghai. 101 .1: Growth trend in traffic volume across the Suzhou River (including the medium ring road and bridge) Source: Road Traffic Report on Central City of Shanghai. up by 10. the daily traffic flow across the river of the year reached 1. 2006 Traffic across the Huangpu River In 2006.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Since its opening in 2000.3~4.000 vehicles/day. The traffic volume across the Suzhou River In 2006. apart from the medium ring bridges. the daily traffic flow across the Huangpu river reached 554. reaching 81.3.3.06 million vehicles/day.000 PCU/day. 1 200 traffic flow (1 000 pcu/d) 1 000 800 600 400 200 0 2000 2001 2002 2003 year 2004 2005 2006 traffic flow (1 000 pcu/d) Figure 8. especially on the expressways and arterial roads in the Puxi area.3.3. up by 14.3 Traffic speed analysis Speed in city center According to Figure 8. the outer ring has experienced consistent growth in traffic flow.5% over 2005.7% every year. 2006 8.

On other main ground roads in the central area.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 80 70 speed (km/h) 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 28 76 63 46 37 26 16 16 23 10 14 15 expressw ay arterial road rank center ourter secondary trunk suburban branch Figure 8. Figure 20-21). 2004 During rush hour. with 40% of road below 15km/h. the travel speeds on 60% of the roads is slow (see Appendix II. 50% were congested during this time. and 20% between 15 and 20km/h. the average travel speed in the evening rush hours reached 18 km/h.4: Average travel speeds on roads in different sections in city center. In total. 2004 Source: The third comprehensive transport report of Shanghai. Among the main intersections in the city center. mainly distributed along the radial arterial roads. the number only reached 30% in outer area of the city. While 60% of the intersections in city center are congested. 2004 Figure 8.3. the roads in the city center were severely congested. 2004 Source: The third comprehensive transport report of Shanghai. 102 .3.3: Average travel speeds on roads of all classifications.

has lagged behind. The Yangtze Delta Region lacks energy and resources. However.4. and mainly depends on imports. training and continuous improvement.4. transport and environmental issues will also be severe. 8. ensuring energy supply is a big issue. At the same time. and establish of a Ministry of Energy. The city’s energy saving endeavors had dramatic effects from 1992 to 2004 (see Figure 8.3.4. If saturation is between 0.28 tons of standard coal to 1.03 tons of standard coal. when energy consumption per ten thousand Yuan of gross product dropped from 3. Therefore. We need to promote technology.1 Energy Energy consumption and pricing in Shanghai Comment from stakeholder dialogue: China's energy development. the city’s energy demand will break through 100 million tons of standard coal. total demand is still on the rise (see Figure 8. management.3) of raw materials. The city of Shanghai completely relies on energy imports. it will be severe congestion. the price of fuel power grew rapidly and energy consumption became an important factor affecting production cost.1). It is predicted that in 2010.4. 103 . energy and power. 2004 Source: The third comprehensive transport report of Shanghai.2).5: Distribution of congested roads and crossings in the central city. and the consequent supply.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Figure 8. compared with the aggregate price (see Figure 8. it is congested.4 8.9 and 1. The coal industry has fallen into a state of disorder since the Ministry of Coal was revoked. 2004 Note: If saturation >=1. especially the development of the coal industry.

Fuels and Pow er Fuel and Pow er Figure 8.08 0.0 .0 100.0 50.0 150.4. It reflects the total scale of the industrial production.0 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 year Energy Consumption per unit of GDP Energy Consumption per unit of Industrial Output Value 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Figure 8.09 0.0 200.2: Energy consumption in Shanghai during the main years (1.10 0. It is measured in monetary form.1 0.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 0.09 0.1 0.000 ton SCE) Source: Shanghai Statistical Year Book 2000-2006 300.08 0.07 Guangzhou Beijing Shanghai Zhejiang Hainan Jiangsu Figure 8.4.1: Energy consumption in Shanghai. energy consumption per unit of GDP (ton SCE/1 000 yuan) 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3 (ton SCE/1 000 yuan) 0.0 1996 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Purchasing Price Index (1995=100) Raw Materials.4.3: Purchasing price index fuels and power in main years (1995=100) Source: Shanghai Statistical Year Book 2007 104 .0 250. 1992-2004 Source: Sustainable Leading Development of Yangtze River Delta Note: Industrial output value means the value of final industrial products or industrial labor activities that the industrial enterprises have provided in a certain period of time.

000 70. storage and post industries increased by 2. with the actual consumption nearly quadrupling to 13. w arehousing.000 20.post. 90.2 Energy consumption in the transport sector41 In 2006.500 tons in 2005. and the energy consumption index of added value in the primary and secondary industries also declined.71% over 2005.00 2 000.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 8.4: End-use consumption of energy industry in main years Source: Shanghai Statistical Year Book 2000-2006 After 2002.00 1 000. post .00 500. warehousing.4.000 0 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 20% 15% 10% 5% 0% percentage percentage energy consumption (1 000 ton SCE) Total Consumption (1 000ton SCE) Consumption of Transport.00 2 500. communication sector pecentage of total consumption Figure 8. gasoline consumption (1 000 ton) 3 000. However.000 10. storehouse and post industries against total consumption in the city rose from 8% of 1996 to 18%. Warehousing.000 50. but went down to 29% in 2005.17% over 2005.000 60. which occupied about 34% of the total consumption of diesel.6 billion tons of standard coal.5: Total gasoline consumption and gasoline consumption of transport.00 1 500. post and communications Source: Shanghai Statistical Year Book 2000-2006 105 . Post and Communications(1 000 ton) transport.00 30% 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0% 2000 1 2001 2 2003 3 2004 4 2005 5 Total Gasoline Consumption (1 000 ton) Gasoline Consumption of Transport.4. directly leading to an increase in energy consumption per unit value added in the tertiary industry in 2006.000 40.42 The transport sector’s diesel consumption in recent years fluctuated and showed a downward trend.w arehousing.00 . Post and Communications Sector(1 000ton SCE) The transportaion. the energy consumption per unit added value in the transport.000 80. gasoline consumption in transport.000 30.4.communications secions consumption percentage of the total comsumption Figure 8. Shanghai’s energy consumption per unit GDP dropped 3. Warehousing. accounting for 25% of total gasoline consumption. logistics and post and telecommunication industries witnessed robust growth to 631. the proportion of energy end-use consumption in the transportation. In 2005.

4.43 Figures 8.6 and 8. while that of automobiles took on an aggregate ascending tendency. the fuel consumption rate from the railway remained unchanged.0 40.0 2000 2001 2002 year Fuel Consumption of Gasline Trucks Fuel Consumption of Diesel Trucks 2003 2004 2005 Figure 8.7: Highway transport fuel consumption (liter/1.000 tons-km) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry.5 2 1.9 Consumption of diesel of Railway Transportation (kg/1 000tons·km) 3 2.4.5 1 0.6: Fuel consumption of diesel engine of railway transport (kg/1.0 0.7 show that since 1990s.5.0 20. the main driving force of transport energy consumption growth was from increased transport demand.4.000 tons-km) Source: Shanghai Statistical Year Book 2000-2004 100.0 60. Figure 8. Energy and Transport 2000-2005 106 .0 Fuel Consumption of Highway Transportaion (liter/1000 tons·km ) 80.4. With rapid growth of road transport. this tendency will certainly input a negative effect on realizing energy saving targets.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Relative studies show that from the sixth (1980-1985) to the ninth (1996-2000) Five-year Plans.5 0 1998 1999 2000 year 2002 2003 2004 Figure 8.

the rapid growth in transport demand is expected to continue.5. In Shanghai. It greatly enhanced the accessibility of the suburban area. opened in 1995 with a total length of 21 kilometers. while a train cannot. public transport is playing an important role. 8. one of Shanghai’s main expanded areas was located in Minhang 107 . At the same time.1 Urban space expansion by enhanced mobility Rail transport promotes the city’s spatial expansion Metro Line #1 is the north-south arterial of the mass transit network in Shanghai. The city also needs to further promote environmental protection and energy saving standards in vehicles.8). But if there is a shift to more long distance freight by train.4. However.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Consumption of diesel engine in Railw ay Transportation Consumption of diesel truck in highw ay Transportation 0 10 20 30 40 50 Diesel Consumption (liter/1 000tons km) Figure 8.4. Energy and Transport 2005 The comparison of diesel consumption rate between railways and trucks in 2002. In addition the city needs to further enhance the rail and water transport and to expand their transport capacity. adjusting the mode of transport to lower rate of energy consumption and promoting renewable alternative energy will become the main ways to reduce GHG emissions. Therefore. the gap between the two proves that changes in the transport mode will greatly influence transport energy consumption. In the near future. Urban transport construction plays a positive role in enlarging the opportunity of urban employment and living activities. From 1995 to 2000. and to actively promote the development and use of alternative energy sources.8: Railway and highway transport diesel consumption. indicates that railway transport had a much lower energy consumption than road transport. which is quite favorable for energy savings. However a truck can provide door-to-door service. the overall situation will become more energy efficient. improved mobility also segregates urban space and disrupts equality on the interest of different social group.000tons-km) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry.2004 (Figure 8.5 Mobility Divide Improvements in urban transport facilities greatly enhance mobility with its two-fold effect. 2004 (liter/1. 8.

000 residents. mainly for rich residents who often travel by cars. extended or adjusted.5. the Gubei Residential Area for foreigners and Hongqiao Villa Area developed from east to west along this road. Furthermore. with expansion of the urban area. and weakened the uniformity of the city. Metro Line #2 and LRT Line #3 were successively put into operation. In 2000. With the construction of the medium ring. with the result that the low-income families will spend more time travelling.3 Urban interest differential by imbalanced mobility Mobility improvement affects residence of different social groups With the residential area development occurring along the main transport axis. Shanghai has experienced substantial progresses in the planning. nearly 180 new bus lines were created. The construction of elevated expressways segregated the downtown area and completely destroyed the original connections within and between communities along the two sides of the expressways. In many places of Jinshan District and Fengxian District. many “rural bus” lines were connected to central city lines. where a lot of real estate investment was attracted. reaching Hongqiao Airport in the west and Huaihai West Road and Xujiahui sub-center in the east. During 1995-2000. the southwest urban area was expanded continuously. the Shanghai Municipal Urban Transportation Administration Bureau put focus on transport facility construction for the communities with over 5. with the north border extending to Huanbei Road.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study District in the southwest. Residents travel on buses with more comfort and transfer convenience than before. As an example. The built-up area of Minghang District has extended to Chunshentang area. 8. Jiading.2 Segregation of urban space by enhanced mobility The elevated expressways as“申”sign divides the urban space into several parts.5. greatly enhancing accessibility along the lines and accelerating expansion of the urban area in axial outwards. But in the past. the low-income families are being squeezed out by the higher earning newcomers to areas with poorer transportation. bus lines were opened for the first time. 8. construction and management of public transport. To solve this problem. Hongqiao Road is a main transport axis running in the southwest. Fengxian and Baoshan Districts. this high-income residential area extends along Huqingping Road in the west and across Yan’an West Road in the south. and suffered from great inconvenience to travel. In 2006. From 2000 to 2004. the whole city was completely divided. Suburban mobility enhancement by bus system improvement Since the 1990s. With its obvious location advantages. the rich people with private 108 . many residents moved to peripheral new communities with a “transport vacuum”. more than 20 kilometers of exclusive bus lanes were built up. Due to developed road systems and insufficient public transport. and in Songjiang.

100% 90% 80% 70% % of total 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Low -income Middle-income income Walking transfer bus TAXI Bicycle transfer bus Bicycle Private cars Motorcycle Bus UMT High-income Figure 8.1: Travel mode from the periphery areas to the central area of the city Source: 2006 Questionnaire on Travel of Urban Residents in Shanghai 109 .3% by metro. and they seldom take taxis or metro.5.5% of them spend more than 60 minutes.50% 39.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study cars have enjoyed the results of road investment that should have been enjoyed by all. Sanlin and Jiangqiao.1: Travel time from the periphery areas to the central area of city Source: 2006 Questionnaire on Travel of Urban Residents in Shanghai The “2006 Questionnaire on Travel of Urban Residents in Shanghai” selected three periphery residential areas including Xinzhuang. 38. The minimum two-way tickets cost 17. 18% of medium-income respondents choose to walk.50% % of total 29% 39. Analysis shows that 64. Travel analysis of residents in periphery new communities Number of respondents 93 280 319 < 30 minutes 60 111 110 30-60 minutes 27 110 123 > 60 minutes 6 59 86 % of total 6. This analysis also shows that 36% of the high-income respondents mainly travel by car and 26% by metro.60% 34. However.5% by bus and 28. 72. and seldom ride bicycles.50% 21.5% of the high-income respondents spend less than 30 minutes in a trip from periphery to central area and only 6. However. 29.10% 27% Item High-income Middle-income Low-income % of total 64. because they are unable to afford expensive travel modes such as taxis and metro.5.4% of low-income respondents choose to walk and take buses.5% of the low-income respondents spend 30-60 minutes in a trip and 27% spend more than 60 minutes.30% 38.50% Table 8.7% of low-wage worker’s daily incomes. the mobility progress failed to dramatically improve the accessibility of medium-and-low-income people. About 40% of the medium-income respondents spend less than 30 minutes in a trip and another 40% spend 30-60 minutes.

while the low-income people are spending less. 2001-2006 People with higher incomes have higher travel expenditures. of travel modes. On the one hand. With private cars and metro available. 2000-2007 Item state-owned units 17 820 19 777 22 541 24 726 28 803 36 010 Collective units 8 525 8 707 9 844 11 539 12 819 15 209 Others 20 865 21 886 24 359 26 270 26 792 27 459 Travel Expenditures(yuan) The average wage 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 17 764 19 473 22 160 24 398 26 823 29 569 Table 8. the government has made great efforts to improve the transport systems and accessibility of the periphery area. Travel expenditures of different income groups 5000 4500 4000 3500 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 500 0 1999 2000 2001 2002 year low Income Medium-high Income Medium-low Income High Income Medium Income 2003 2004 2005 2006 Comment from stakeholder dialogue: We should not forget the “social impact” of mobility. grouped by income level) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook. From 1999 to 2006.2: Average worker wages (Yuan) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook.2: Per capita travel expenditures of urban households* (1999-2006. This example also justifies the examples of Xinzhuang and Hongqiao Road. spending on transport of different income groups is obviously differentiating. low-income residents are quite limited in their choices central area. leading to a mobility opportunity divide. most of them can arrive in the downtown areas from the suburban areas within 30 minutes. and most of them have long journey times to the Figure 8.5.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Analysis of travel modes and time consumption shows that high-income residents enjoy dramatic advantages in transport. the high-income had the fastest growth rate of 400% in 110 . Among them. mainly walking or bus. however. beyond the economic and environmental impacts.5. but their efforts may be more beneficial to the higher income groups than to the lower income groups.

61 2.22 2. 111 .67 1.000-8.28 8 19.000 RMB) High income (>8.25 6.500 RMB) Medium income (2.77 2.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study travel expenditure.5. Therefore.5. Medium-low income (1.44 0.59 1.5. 2004 Source: The third Comprehensive Transport Survey Report of Shanghai.86 Table 8.000 RMB) Average number of trips per month 1. while the lower-income classes travel less due to the limitation on travel capacity and higher cost.4: Trips of urban residents per day in Shanghai.4Yuan) Otherwise the transportation construction will further divide the whole society.03 2.37 4.21 Table 8.97 3.65 1.000-2.3: Trips for shopping from the periphery areas to the central area of city Source: 2006 Questionnaire on Travel of Urban Residents in Shanghai Income(RMB) none <500 501—800 801—1200 1201—2000 2001—3000 3001—5000 5001—7000 >7000 Total % of total 26.78 22.36 3.04 2.39 2. 2004 The number of trips by different income groups (Table 8.000R MB) Medium-high income (4. Comment from stakeholder dialogue: It was pointed out that the bus fee in Shanghai (2Yuan) is much higher than Beijing (0.3 14.000 RMB) Low Income (>1.36 100 Number of trips (?) 1. Shanghai will continue to reduce transport cost with the subsidy directly to the poor.35 1.55 0.3-4) also shows that the higher income classes travel more. with rapid economic growth.500-4.21 1.

after they have become a reality. dialogue: It would be better to act now rather than deal with various and increased negative impacts later. Enormous investments on urban transport facilities are car-oriented rather than human-oriented. so that the interests and rights of bicycle riders are seriously affected.4 Reflections on the disadvantaged (1) Suburb resident travels The Public transport system in periphery areas is still far from developed. early ending of operation in the evening.5. (2) Preferential tickets By the end of June 2007. people can enter metro network by one bus from suburban area. The growing number of motor vehicles and increased traffic volumes have degraded the road service level in recent years. can convenient mobility be ensured for the residents in more remote areas. According to the plans. the number of bicycle lanes has been reduced. crowding on the bus. the city of Shanghai had implemented preferential ticket prices for transfer on all the 396 bus lines within the inner ring and new encouragement policies will be promoted soon. people are more easily exposed to the concentration of pollution. bicycles are more common in Beijing. New regulation for speed control is needed to ensure the safety. etc. However. Comment from stakeholder Road construction in the city center areas cannot relieve the congestion as expected. long headway and long waiting time. due to the longer distance travel. 8. Comment from Stakeholder Dialogue: Electric mopeds are getting more numerous in Shanghai. “Research On Non-motorized Vehicle Transport Planning in Central City of Shanghai” was conducted in June 2006. forcing bicycle riders to ride on sidewalks. Therefore. with many problems like insufficient bus lines. In order to change this situation. posing potential conflicts. improper station locations. Government should take action now to control the environmental problem. 112 . by 2010.6 Conclusions It can be concluded from the analysis above that motorization will bring more serious environmental problems. Recently the number of electric bikes is growing very fast. bus stations within a 500-meter service radius will cover urban areas.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 8. (3) Non-motorized vehicle system There are about 10 million bicycles in Shanghai. With the high density of buildings and population in the city center. only when better public transport service is provided for the disadvantaged living in the suburban area.

We must keep the bicycle system and the matching built environment. In Shanghai. motorization is becoming the major factor impacting energy consumption for the transport sector with increasing demand. In addition. The proportion of energy end-use consumption in the transport sector rose dramatically against total energy consumption. the city needs to further enhance rail and water transport and to expand their transport capacity. and to actively promote the development and use of alternative energy sources. rail transport needs more attention. Therefore. passenger and freight transport will continue to increase. The big increase in transport expenditure may be affordable for the rich people but will limit opportunities for the poor. especially in rural and urban periphery areas where there are fewer jobs and services available and a direct subsidy is needed for them. Public transport is also quite favorable for energy savings. adjusting the mode of transport to lower the energy consumption rate and promoting renewable alternative energy will become the main ways to reduce GHG emissions. to promote energy efficiency. And the city also needs to improve environmental protection and energy saving standards in vehicles. 113 . For a long time in the future. The bicycle is the most efficient mode of transport for short distance travel and energy savings.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study Also.

railway hubs. Public transport construction will be the key concern and investment will be prioritized to further metro construction during the Eleventh Five-year Plan. However the limited land and geographical setting of Shanghai. and logistics parks and advanced manufacturing estate. together with 400 km of metro. such as the intercity express rail.1. the intercity express railway system will be gradually constructed so as to alleviate traffic tension on the Shanghai-Nanjing and ShanghaiHangzhou corridors and to further consolidate the dominant role of railways in intercity passenger transport. transport demands in Shanghai have rapidly increased. Regarding freight transport system. Shanghai will continue to strengthen the construction of key transport infrastructure. railways and other transport modes. the metro system and freight rail to link to the container ports. the highway is usually considered the simplest solution. combined with the rational allocation of resources. Comment from stakeholder But the main efforts will be put on mass capacity transport modes. there will be 300 km of exclusive bus lanes. airports. By 2010. Shanghai will also gradually introduce an exclusive bus lane system. 114 .44 dialogue: We need to make overall plans and take all factors into the consideration for waterways. are also under construction.1 9. is making it very difficult for Shanghai to provide enough traffic lanes to match the demand from the surrounding provinces for freight and passenger transport.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 9. urban transportation facilities have become highly saturated. and the density of suburban road network has remained low. In terms of intercity passenger transport. roads severely congested. dialogue: A new logistics center for containers outside Shanghai has been proposed. 9. the government will further strengthen the construction of high capacity roads and construct arterial freight transport networks connecting ports.1 Policy and special issues Analysis of Shanghai’s transport policy Continue to strengthen key transport infrastructure construction In recent years. Comment from stakeholder Due to the difficulty of province-wide coordination between different government transport authorities. The key point is the efficient use of resources. such as Pudong railway. exclusive railway freight transportation lines. constituting the backbone network of the urban public transport system. The containers would then go by rail to and from the port of Shanghai. Apart from road projects. As a result a comprehensive transport plan should be prepared to integrate the various transport modes over the whole GYDR.

The urban planning control system. during the process of Shanghai metropolitan spatial restructure. the government will strictly control the building floor space ratio and functional layout of buildings while using the capacity of the available transport facilities as part of the conditions for land development. Although the basic public transport service can be provided to the newly developed areas at the urban edge. is working well to control unplanned and low-density development. With the high building density and heavy traffic. 115 . guaranteeing the land reserved for public transport interchange facilities and enhancing the capacity of transfer facilities to encourage new development along public transport corridors. With the decline of the environmental quality. It has been proven that land-use density and mixture are Comment from stakeholder dialogue: The example of Singapore was raised where high-density living is encouraged and car ownership discouraged. hence there is little incentive to go for high rise buildings and dense forms of land use.1.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study The construction of the metro is key to establishing a sustainable transport system in Shanghai. Shanghai will strengthen planning control and implement a transport impact analysis system. The metro construction plan is very ambitious. But success will not just be measured by its scale. and industrial buildings tend to be single story in suburbs in China. where there are also many people. the city center is heavily polluted along major traffic routes. can we still keep the higher urban activity density in the city center where people will still prefer to Comment from stakeholder dialogue: There is an incentive to sell as much land as possible to generate fiscal revenue. decreasing in building density and height in the city center). generally speaking. lack of service frequency (even for the metro). and personal preferences with the growth in income. smarter mobility management schemes should be fully explored to shift the mode choice from cars. In accordance with the principle of “dual increases and dual decreases” (increasing in green space and public space. but also by its impact on economic vitality and social justice. Will there be a huge government deficit? And will it be affordable within the limited family budget available? 9. Hong Kong was raised as a city where the new towns are quite well integrated into the overall development plans very important factors that impact on people’s travel mode choice. lack of reliability (bus). in order to promote public transport and reduce travel demands. Regulation should be strengthened to encourage land development at a relatively high density as well as mixed-use development.2 Coordinating urban land use and transport Coordination of land use and transport will be key to sustainable development. Suburb development should be focused on the strategy of urban development guided by public transport. However there is the scattered industrial land development in suburban Shanghai.

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stay for living, working or recreation? Controls on vehicle emissions and guarantees for the quality of city center should be very important. Comment from stakeholder dialogue: Land-use planning is seen as key to solving the mobility issues in Shanghai. Many of the issues related to land-use and transport integration in Shanghai are similar to the rest of China. There is a feeling that if this can be solved in Shanghai, China too may improve sustainable mobility in other urban cities.

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Control of motorized vehicles

Controlling motorized vehicles has been a successful practice in Shanghai from the 1990s to keep the dynamic balance between road supply and increasing vehicle demand. It is a very unique public policy under the great pressure from the car industry lobby. With the accelerated construction of the urban road network, the government will still implement quota auctions on motorized vehicle licenses to control the amount of motorized-vehicles, thereby trying to keep the operations of road network at a reasonable service level. The government adjusts monthly licenses according to urban transport status and purchase prices of licenses. The license auction system also has its negative influences. Although the city implements policies such as travel limits on non-local licensed vehicles during rush hour on elevated expressways, the number of non-local licenses purchased by local residents has been growing by year, leading to an outflow of a large quantity of road construction and maintenance fees to other places. The city will consider other measures such as road congestion charging, fuel tax and parking limits as the main policy instruments in the future. Comment from stakeholder dialogue: Chinese people now tend to buy big cars instead of small cars, the media and policy should encourage the small car. Government vehicles should also be limited. Comment from stakeholder dialogue: Governments play an even more important role in developing countries as consumers have not yet reached the same environmental awareness and mainly want individual means of transportation.

With the increasing motorization in Shanghai (as the car license will be valid for a long time) the policy only delays over fast motorization, but what will happen in next ten or twenty years? A new taxation system should also be introduced to encourage people to buy a smaller car instead of a big car.

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Building a multi-mode urban transport system based on public transport priorities

The municipal government has tried to promote transportation hub construction to consolidate public transport routes and network through these hubs, to improve transfer conditions and to expand service coverage area by the public transport system. By constructing transfer hubs, the city can more effectively link all transport modes, fully leveraging the advantages of various transport modes and building up a multi-modal urban transport system. The construction of the multi-modal transport system will face the challenge of institutional fragmentation, and the ability to coordinate the various stakeholders within Shanghai, the Yangtze River Delta region and central government will be critical to success. Comment from stakeholder dialogue: Each stakeholder has a critical role to play to improve mobility: • • • Governments should set a framework, provide education and investment for infrastructure Private companies can provide various mobility related technologies Research institutions and universities can collect and analyze data, put trends in perspective on urban planning, infrastructure and safety related issues, and develop research projects • • Media has also a critical role to provide a positive image of public transportation (e.g. in Bogota where they advocated in favor of the bus rapid transport system) Cooperation between these various organizations is needed.

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Protect activity space for slow transport

The government has tried to progressively guide long-distance bicycle rides to transform into public transport, improve traffic conditions and prioritize the bicycle functions for shorter trips and for connecting to public transport. It should further separate motorized and non-motorized traffic, create conditions for reconstruction and construction of bicycle lanes parallel to motor vehicle lanes and gradually form regional bicycle lane networks. It is also necessary to promote public parking facilities for bicycles in downtown areas and in public transport hubs. The government should strengthen regulations for mopeds and encourage moped/electric bicycle riders to take public transport. Highly polluting mopeds have been replaced. By the end of 2005, the city has eliminated the use of fuel moped for environmental concern. The bicycle is still the most sustainable mode of urban transport. Many services and job opportunities are still available for residents within bicycle (e-bike) range. The policy trying to transfer the long distance bicycle passenger to bus will be very difficult to realize. The slow speed of the buses and the coverage of metro lines cannot compete with the bicycle for short distance travel. In the last ten years with the 13% drop in bicycle share, congestion has not been improved. If we totally transfer the traditional built environment into wide streets and big blocks, can public transport provide the same mobility as the bicycle without an extra financial

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burden to government? Or should we force people to use the car even for short distance travel? The characteristics of the walking and bicycle oriented built environment is very important now for more sustainable mobility. Can the bike keep its mode share is the challenge.

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Traffic management

The operation of “unblocking the road” has greatly improved the traffic management ability of local government and the physical quality of traffic infrastructure, such as the CCTV system with many monition camera and traffic counting loops has been widely installed, the road intersection has Comment from stakeholder dialogue: ITS should be encouraged in improving urban mobility for car traffic and also for public transport, such as in Europe and South Korea.

been widened in order to speed up the traffic. However, the operation could not be considered a successful on the whole. The traffic management measure, the software, had not been fully explored as suggested in the dialogue, such as the flexible working hours schedule, updating the traffic signal, etc. The achievement of information technology can also greatly improve the efficiency of the existing transport infrastructure and make the transport more accessible and more transparence for passenger and freight movement.

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he next World Expo will be held in Shanghai in 2010 and it is estimated there will be 70 million visitors. To accommodate the extra demands, several projects are under construction or in planning, such as the Hongqiao airport transport hub, intercity rail system etc. The Hongqiao transport hub station is scheduled to be put into use in 2009, occupying an area of 13.22 km2. After its implementation, it will integrate modernized transport facilities including Beijing-Shanghai Fast Train, Shanghai-Hangzhou Maglev Line, Pudong Maglev Line and five metro lines. It will become the important channel for Shanghai to reach the whole country and play an important role for development of the tertiary industry in Shanghai.45

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Shanghai-Hangzhou maglev line

The Shanghai-Hangzhou Maglev Line is under planning and will extend for about 175 kilometers. The total project budget is about 35 billion Yuan. The Zhejiang section will extend for about 105 kilometers, all elevated, to Hangzhou East Station via Jiaxing Station. The Shanghai-Hangzhou Maglev Line is defined as urban-suburban line, with its normal speed reaching 450 km/h although it will run less than 200 km/h in the central city.46 According to the original schedule, this project should be finished in 2008 and put into operation in 2010 before Shanghai Expo. However, due to the lack of an environmental assessment, progress on this project has been delayed.

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Yangtze River Delta region and Pearl River delta region” has been draw for the period from 2005 to 2020 The target of theses plans concerning the GYDR is set up to construct main framework of intercity rail transport network with Shanghai as the center. (1) Construction of metro transport Three metro lines will connect to the Expo site with a carrying capacity of 78 000 passengers/hour. A “Plan for Intercity Rail Network in Round Bohai Area of Beijing. the space and time distances between cities will be greatly shortened.47 9. the total mileage of intercity rail transport will reach 815 kilometers.000.5 billion in 2020. this number will increase to 3.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 9. The networks will cover main cities in the regions and develop 1-2 hour urban circular space around the cities of Shanghai. and reach 5. exclusive bus lane for Expo will be set on the middle ring to provide routes for coaches with large carrying capacities directly to the entrance of Expo site. Tianjin and Hebei Province. So the potential transport demand on extreme peak days will be ever higher. During Shanghai Expo 2010.000 and 800. The Shanghai-Nanjing intercity express train will travel for 80 minutes while the trains stopping at major stations will travel for 96 minutes.3 Transports during Shanghai Expo 2010 During 184 days of Shanghai Expo in 2010. Therefore in both transport and accommodation.3 Intercity railway planning in Yangtze River Delta region In 2004. Shanghai-Nanjing and Shanghai-Hangzhou lines as the wings. with rate of punctuality up to 90%. Intercity rail transport in the Yangtze River Delta region will be operated like a city bus in frequency and ticketing.2. the visitors per day. per peak day and per extreme peak day are anticipated at 400. It is predicted that by 2010. Without any transport demand management in May. 119 . The driving speed could reach above 15 km/hour in rush hours. A survey shows that the visitor distribution by day will be extremely uneven. The Shanghai-Hangzhou intercity express train will travel for 45 minutes while the trains stopping at every station will travel for less than 60 minutes. (2) Bus lane for city bus and Expo bus Shanghai will try to build a 300-kilometer exclusive bus lane (110 kilometers in central area) by 2010. Nanjing and Hangzhou By 2020. As a result the transport should be carefully planed and managed. 600.000 respectively.000. Yangtze River Delta region intercity passenger travel was over 2 billion passengers. daily average visits will reach about 800.05 billion. the demand will exceed Shanghai’s capacity to receive so many visitors. The train will travel at 250-350 km/h.

There are not enough hotel beds for all of the visitors. Shanghai will grasp this opportunity to construct a multi-modal transport system. Figure 8. There will be several transfer gates for people to park their car far away from the expo site and take public transport to the site. About 5-8% of the visitors will get to the Expo site by boat. We should think of building accommodation facilities in the peripheral new towns and also providing good public transport linkage from the new towns to the expo site. The transport plan of Shanghai Expo 2010 is not only aimed at the success of the half year event. but also to upgrade the transport system for the whole city. including entirely upgrading the transport system and smoothly integrating urban and rural areas.1: Mass transit network plan in Yangtze River Delta area Source: On Mid-Hub-City and Subsidiary-Hub-Cities of N-H Line 120 . (4) P+R (Parking + Ride) hubs Shanghai will also construct transport transfer hubs with large capacity. This strategy will also be consistent with the Shanghai metropolitan spatial strategy to encourage the development in suburban town.6. (5) Accommodation service in the peripheral new towns There will be a huge demand for accommodation during the Expo period.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study (3) Water bus People can also take boats to go around the Expo site in 2010. Several water gates will be constructed.

control automobile development. For future development. the policy to focus on freeway construction and to comparatively overlook the construction of national and provincial roads had led to problems in that the transportation capacity of national roads is saturated while the freeway flow is too low in some sections. At the same time. 121 . The planning authority needs to exercise control over a larger area than the current administrative boundaries. “The planning authority needs to be sized appropriately to the mobility issues they are trying to solve” Among Shanghai’s transport policies.4 Conclusions Comment from stakeholder dialogue: Shanghai may be heading for a crisis. protect slow transport and build a multi-modal transport system will certainly benefit sustainable development of the urban transport system. This needs coordination. the practice to put public transport as a priority. The World Expo in 2010 provides an opportunity to upgrade and integrate the Shanghai urban transport system within the Yangtze River Delta Region. So there are still challenges in achieving operational efficiency and sustainability of the transport system. urban transport policies should be weighted towards aggregate efficiency and capacity as well as environmental influences.Mobility for Development -Shanghai Case Study 9.

22% 0.79% Table 2: Airport passenger throughput of the YRD in 2005 (in 1.68% 3.89% 0.29% 3.11% 7.98% Table 1: Cargo throughput of main ports in the YRD in 2005 Source: Development report of the YRD in 2006: functional relationships among cities in the evolution National rankings of passenger throughput 2 Passenger throughput ranking in the YRD 1 Passenger throughput ( thousand) 23 665 The proportion in the nation 8.17% Proportion of Nation 13.000 passengers) Source: Development report of the Yangtze River Delta in 2006 122 .03% 20.79% 19.85% 6.08% 0.77% 8.Appendices Appendices Appendix I .72% 1.46% 1.81% 6.52% 2.11% 3.05% 1.62% 3.37% 1.14% 4.11% 0.94% 2.15% 2.70% 7.Tables Cargo throughput (thousand tons) Shanghai Ningbo Zhoushan Nanjing Suzhou Nantong Zhenjiang Hangzhou Huzhou Jiangyin the Yangtze River Delta 443 170 268 220 90 520 105 000 119 000 83 000 58 000 46 260 35 420 42 780 135 135 Proportion of the Yangtze River Delta 32.14% 0.32% City Shanghai Pudong Shanghai Hongqiao Hangzhou Nanjing Ningbo Wuxi Zhoushan Changzhou Huangyan Nantong The YRD 4 8 15 28 48 53 58 64 83 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 797 8 092 5 385 2 532 619 397 316 225 89 59 122 4.85% 1.89% 0.42% 2.27% 39.

5 11.4 562 48 902 107 816 - - 24 070 19 458 - - 35 128 23 582 11 582 - Table 4: Shanghai freeway .20% 0.18% 0.2 67 42.1 18.63% Table 3: Airport cargo throughput of the YRD in 2005 (in thousand tons) Source: Development report of the Yangtze River Delta in 2006 Period 1988 Name Shanghai-Jiading Freeway Shanghai-Nanjing 1990-2000 Freeway Shanghai-Hangzhou Freeway Outer-ring Yingbing Road Jiading-Jinshan Freeway Hu-Lu Freeway Xin-Feng-Jing 2000-2005 Freeway Tong-San Freeway Ting-Feng Freeway Hu-Qing-Ping Freeway Hu-Jia-Liu Freeway Suburb-Ring 2005 Total Code A12 Length(KM) 26.0 Flows(PCU/DAY) - A11 24.48% 0.62% 2.2 37 798 A8 A20 A1 A5 A2 A4 A6 A7 A9 A12 A30 47.02% 40.2 21.33% 5.68% 2.02% 0.6 97.6 189.5 48.03% 0.4 9.06% 0.4 57.Appendices Cargo throughput ranking Cargo throughput (thousand tons) 1 857 359 165 139 30 11 1 4 2 1 2 572 The proportion in the nation Pudong Hongqiao Hangzhou Nanjing Ningbo Wuxi Zhoushan Changzhou Huangyan Nantong The Yangtze River Delta 1 5 8 10 26 37 65 46 54 61 29.code and length (2005) 123 .

0 Passenger Thru put (Ten Thousand Passengers) 13 761.9 107.7 24 714.7 150.3 225.0 14 918.7 3 24.6 194.1 117.1 11 047.0 20 660.4 6 899.6 24 756.2 109.7 178.7 329.5 2.5 77.1 41 460.Appendices Year Airport Hongqiao Flight landing and taking off (Thousand) 116.5 16 Table 6: The ten largest container ports worldwide in 2005 124 .4 13 667.4 380.6 3 -2.4 134.5 21 043.3 18.4 15 063.5 12 15.0 2001 Pudong Total Hongqiao 2002 Pudong Total Hongqiao 2003 Pudong Total Hongqiao 2004 Pudong Total 2005 Total Table 5: Shanghai air passenger transport business Source: Shanghai Air Transport “11th-five-year-plan” Planning Container throughput (Thousand TEU) 23 200 22 600 18 080 16 200 11 840 9 470 9 300 8 100 7 500 6 700 Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Port Singapore Hong Kong Shanghai Shenzheng Busan Kaohsiung Rotterdam Hamburg Los Angeles Long Beach Rate of increase(%) 8.6 35 962.8 9 692.3 243.

7 30 25.0 Weekend Daytime Other Time 4 5 8 12. 2007 2006 price index (2001=100) Residents consumer price index vehicle price index 105 72.htm -May 8th.5 2001 100 97.0 ~ 9.3 16.6 22.8 14.4 13.4 23 65 Table 7: The ten largest container ports in China in 2005 Source: Yangtze Delta Region Statistical Yearbook 2006 Weekday Morning Peak Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 Line 4 3 3.0 5.4 2005 101 92.4 20 12 100.5 95 2003 100.2 95.0 ~ 9.5 6.2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Shanghai Ningbo Guangzhou Tianjing Qindao Dalian Qinhuangdao Shenzheng Zhoushan Rizhao Number Port Freight throughput (Thousand ton) 443 170 268 810 250 360 240 690 186 780 170 850 169 000 153 510 90 520 84 210 Rate of increase (%) 16.com/operation/shikebiao/line1.0 (before 7:00.0 ~ 10.3 2001-2006 price index(preceding year=100) Table 9: Residential consumer price index and vehicle price index Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook 2007 125 .2 91. after 20:00 ) 3.3 5.Appendices Container Number Port throughput (Thousand TEU) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Shanghai Shenzheng Qindao Ningbo Tianjing Guangzhou Xiamen Dalian Zhongshan Lianyungang 18 084 16 197 6 307 5 208 4 801 4 683 3 342 2 655 1 076 1 005 Rate of increase (%) 24.5 Other Time 5 (daytime) 6.9 19 16.3 ~ 12.1 96.0 ~ 7.8 7.0 7.0 ~ 19.4 2004 102.7 16.8 46.0 Table 8: The frequency of urban metro service in Shanghai (minutes) Source: http://www.8 6 12.0 ~ 7.0 12.5 11 Evening Peak 4 3.6 12.3 18.9 2002 100.8 40.shmetro.0 ~ 19.0 12.9 2006 101.

8 0.html Passenger Vehicles 20-4 0 seats Freight Trucks 5-10tons.Appendices Daylight charge by people Area the first hour Central Area other area in the inner ring between the inner and outer ring(including the town out of the outer ring) 7 4 2 2 3 4 5 200 15 10 the follow hours(every a half hour) 10 6 charge by timer the first hour 0~15 minitue 4 3 15~30 minitue 4 3 30~60 minitue 7 4 the follow hours(every a half hour) 10 6 10 8 400 300 night A month Table 10: Parking fees in Shanghai (in Yuan) Source: http://sh.2 1. the Regulations on the Control of Shanghai road tolls on loans road http://www. 102.138 Table 12: Freeway charge standards (in Yuan/km) Source: http://www.eastday.462 mega-size 1.com/eastday/node545/node2328/userobject1ai35261.aspx?classcode=/LAWS/YLF/ Note: VOC—Vehicles from Other City car Shanghai-Nanjing Freeway Guangzhou-Kaiping Freeway 0.4-0.htm 126 .9 full-size 1-1.ylfzhj.cn/jsp/display. ≥40 seats ≤2 tons 2-5tons 20-foot container truck 50 15 25 20 12 15 50 15 25 110 25 35 160 30 40 10-15 tons >15 tons; 40-foot container truck 160 45 55 Standard of Charge ≤7 seats 8-19 seats Shangha i Nanjing VOC 30 10 10 30 12 20 50 15 25 Highway Nanjin-Hefen Freeway Table 11: Road tolls in Shanghai and Nanjing (in Yuan/vehicle·time) Source: Shanghai Municipal People's government Order No.huandonglg.45 medium-size 0.cn/Lawsnews.6 0.6 2.jsp?colid=0402&id=ID031218000 http://www.com/www.njjtgf.bj.

7 4. 2005.63 14.07 1.21 15.28 1.29 18.86 5.13 20.37 16. 2002-2004 Source: Survey on death and injuries in Shanghai traffic accidents from 2002-2004 and the strategies on prevention.asp 2002 Age Death toll 0713213141516166Tota l 18 26 64 203 311 254 194 74 256 1 400 Proportion (%) 1.com/chinese/web/rate.85 5.58 16.5 22.7 13.99 19.2 19. Master Degree Paper. New Zealand Africa Middle East .57 16.9 3.India and Pakistan America Europe.57 14.91 21.4.66 100 Sum Death toll 63 74 209 691 921 833 618 199 736 4 344 Proportion (%) 1. Mediterranean Japan.21 18.shanghai-shipping.India and Pakistan Southeast Asia Southeast Asia Country Australia South Africa Indis America Netherlands Japan America Germany Singapore China Destination Sydney Cape town Nhava sheva Los Angeles Rotterdam Tokyo Long beach Hamburg Singapore Hong Kong Price 980 1 155 950 1 456 1 600 180 1 456 1 600 510 60 Date 2007-8-17 2007-8-17 2007-8-17 2007-8-17 2007-8-17 2007-8-17 2007-8-17 2007-8-17 2007-8-17 2007-8-17 Table 13: 20-foot container transport price in Shanghai port (in US dollar) Source: http://www.94 1. Shanghai Jiaotong University.94 100 Table 14: Age distribution of people killed in road traffic accidents in Shanghai.92 100 2004 Death toll 30 26 86 248 324 304 216 52 257 1 543 Proportion (%) 1.18 14.21 17.07 20.86 4.29 100 2003 Death toll 15 22 59 240 286 275 208 73 223 1 401 Proportion (%) 1.81 15.Appendices Departing Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Sea Route Australia. 61223186046244E46.45 1.69 5.23 4.pdf 127 .41 19. South Korea America Middle East .57 4.14 13.

000 5.2 1 0.4 0.000 20.Figures 40.2 0 2001 2002 2003 Year Shanghai Jiangsu Zhejiang GYRD 2004 2005 Figure 2: Change in passenger-kilometers by waterway in the GYRD from 2001 to 2005 (billion passenger-kilometers ) Source: The Industrial Map of the YRD (2006-2007) Development report of the YRD in 2006 128 .000 25.000 Passenger traffic by water passenger by waterway (thousand) 30.6 0.Appendices Appendix II .8 0.6 1.000 10.000 0 2001 2002 2003 Year Shanghai Jiangsu Zhejiang GYRD 2004 2005 再 Figure 1: Change inn number of passengers by waterway in the GYRD from 2001 to 2005 (in thousand) Source: The Industrial Map of the Yangtze River Delta (2006-2007) 1.000 35.4 Passenger turnover by waterway passenger turnover by water (billion people·kilometers) 1.000 15.

5 0 1997 1998 1999 2000 60 000 total profit (1 000 yuan) 40 000 20 000 0 -20 000 -40 000 -60 000 -80 000 -100 000 -120 000 -140 000 year 2001 2002 2003 2005 number of enterprises total profit(1 000 yuan) Figure 4: Number and profit of railway transport enterprises Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry.5 1 0. Energy and Transport 1997-2006 129 .5 2 1.5 3 number of enterprise 2.Appendices farm product timber mineral architectural material industrial products light industry and food mixed transportation 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% Figure 3: Proportion of cargo transport by truck 3.

Energy and Transport 1997-2006 130 .Appendices 1200 number of enterprises 1000 800 600 400 200 0 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 year 2002 2003 2005 600 000 total profit (1 000 yuan) 500 000 400 000 300 000 200 000 100 000 0 number of enterprises total profit(1 000 yuan) Figure 5: Number and profit of highway transport enterprises Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry. Energy and Transport 1997-2006 160 140 number of enterpises 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 year 2002 2003 2005 0 -5 000 000 15 000 000 10 000 000 5 000 000 25 000 000 total profit (1 000 yuan) 20 000 000 number of enterprises total profit(1 000 yuan) Figure 6: Number and profit of waterway transport enterprises Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry. Energy and Transport 1997-2006 14 12 number of enterprises 10 8 6 4 2 0 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 year 2002 2003 2005 5 000 000 total profit (1 000 yuan) 4 000 000 3 000 000 2 000 000 1 000 000 0 -1 000 000 number of enterprises total profit(1 000 yuan) Figure 7: Number and total profit of civilian aviation enterprises Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry.

Energy and Transport 1997-2006 131 . Energy and Transport 1997-2006 40 Travelling Speed of Freight Car (km/hs) 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 year Figure 10: Traveling speed of freight vehicle (km/h) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry.Appendices 101 100 99 Punctuality Rate % 98 97 96 95 94 93 92 91 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 year Punctuality Rate of Freight Car Punctuality Rate of Passenger Trains Figure 8: Punctuality rate of trains (%) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry. Energy and Transport 1997-2006 Average Waiting Time for Handling of Fright Per car (hs) 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 year Figure 9: Average waiting time for handling of fright per car (in hrs) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry.

Macao.Appendices 3 000 Average Turnover Distance (km/person) 2 500 2 000 1 500 1 000 500 0 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 year Figure11: Average travel distance of departing passengers (in km/person) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook 2007 200 number of cities 150 100 50 0 2000 2001 2002 year 2003 2004 2005 Cities Available of Air Service International Cities and Hongkong.(city) Figure 12: Cities with air service (city) Source: Shanghai Statistical Yearbook on Industry. Energy and Transport 1997-2006 132 .

shanghaiairport.shanghaiairport.pdf http://www.com/attach//file_content/A11612232890316096F9.Appendices 250 000 Frequency of Takeoff and Landing of the Airports (times/year) 200 000 150 000 100 000 50 000 0 1999 2000 2001 2002 year 2003 2004 2005 Pudong Airport Hongqiao Airport Figure 13: Frequency of takeoff and landing at Pudong and Hongqiao Airports (in airplane/year) Source: http://www.com/attach//file_content/A11 10 000 9 000 8 000 7 000 number 6 000 5 000 4 000 3 000 2 000 1 000 0 2002 2003 2004 year Rural Area Death toll 2005 Rural Area Injured Rural Area Accidents Amounts Figure 14: Traffic accidents in rural Shanghai from 2002 to 2006 133 .

2005. passengers and peds.2.1.1) 1 400 1 200 1 000 number 800 600 400 200 0 motors motors motors motors passengers and peds. passengers and peds. 2006 2002 2003 2004 year 2005 urban area death toll urban area injured rural area death toll rural area injured Figure 16: Comparison of deaths and injuries in urban and rural areas. 2004. passengers and peds.2.2. 2002-2006 134 . 2006.Appendices 50 000 45 000 40 000 35 000 number 30 000 25 000 20 000 15 000 10 000 5 000 0 2002 2003 year 2004 Urban Injured 2005 Urban Accidents Amounts Urban Death toll Figure 15: Traffic accidents in urban Shanghai from 2002 to 2006 Source: Traffic and Transport (2003. 2007. motors passengers and peds.

passengers and peds. motors passengers and peds. 2006 135 . 2002-2006 180 160 AADT (1 000 Veh) 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 South-North West Yan'an Elevated Elevated Road Road East/Middle Yan'an Elevated Road Inner Ring Humin Elevated Road Middle Ring Yixian Elvated Road category Figure 18: Comparisons of Shanghai expressways daily average flows in the city center Source: Road Traffic Report on Central City of Shanghai. 2006 number 2002 2003 2004 year Total death toll 2005 Total injured Figure 17: Deaths and injuries for passengers/peds and motors. passengers and peds.Appendices 2 500 2 000 1 500 1 000 500 0 motors motors motors motors passengers and peds. passengers and peds.

Appendices 10 000 9 000 8 000 7 000 6 000 veh.East/Middle West YiXian South Yan'an Rd. 2004 136 ./h 5 000 4 000 3 000 2 000 1 000 0 Avg. 2006 20 Average Running Speed (km/h) 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 east mid North-South Ways w est category 1995 2004 north mid West-East Ways south Figure 20: 1995/2004 average travel speeds on the three north-south and three east-west throughways Source: The third comprehensive transport report of Shanghai.Yan'an Rd. Flow Inner Ring in Netw ork North. category 2005 2006 HuMin Middle Ring Figure 19: Shanghai’s downtown expressway flows in morning rush hour Source: Road Traffic Report on Central City of Shanghai.

Appendices Figure 21: 2004 distribution of rush-hour travel speeds on main ground roads in central area Source: The Third Comprehensive Transport Report of Shanghai. 2004 137 .

R.C.Appendices Appendix III – Stakeholder dialogue participant list Note: The list is in alphabetical order by affiliation AIG China David D. Ltd. Wang Xianhai Chreod Group Inc. Peng Jin Lan Arcelormittal China Li Fang Qiu Hong Jian BASF China Lucy Li BP Duncan Eggar Xu Zebin CBCSD Ji Qing Zhai Qi China Aviation Oil Services Co. Z. Su Jie Zhao Ruihua Shanghai Nam Kwang Petrochemical Yuan Fei Shanghai Petrochemical Co. Edward Leman Zhang Rufei ERM China Zhang Liming Fudan University Huang Jian Zheng Chang (Jane) Pan Kexi (energy and policy) GM China Iris (Xiaolan) Wang Michelin Alexandra Charnelet de Ginestet Jacques Toraille Peugeot Citroën (China) Phalippou Clément Renault Jean Grebert SAWS. P. Jiang Ting Toyota Motor Corporation Satomi Tomomitsu Tsinghua University Hu Xiaojun Liu Huan Lu Huapu Nie Cong WBCSD and CRA International George Eads WBCSD George Weyerhaeuser Mihoko Kimura Shona Grant 138 . Lin Song Shanghai ShekeYuan Chun Yan Sinopec Zhu Wujun The Economic Committee of Shanghai Pudong Dong Xiaoling Sun Yongqiang The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Chhavi Dhingra Tongji University Wang Xiaobo Gu Baonan Liu Weiwei Pan Haixiao Zhuo Jian Tan Fuxing Xu Xiaomin Toyota Motor (China) Investment Co.

139 . People’s Republic of China. This was followed by Ms Su Jie who explained the situation in China around road safety and the current priorities for the Transport Safety Division. Department of Urban Planning. and outlining the challenges of making mobility sustainable. The introductory session was followed by the first panel discussion on sustainable mobility. Su Jie. Ms. Mobility Safety Bureau. the Director of Sustainable Development at Michelin. and Professor Pan Haixiao.Appendices Appendix IV . What additional role might rail-based transport (urban and/or intercity) play in improving sustainable mobility in China? One table discussed this topic How important is it to pursue an integrated approach to achieving sustainable mobility in China? Two tables discussed this topic. See separate presentations for more details. Session 1: Sustainable mobility The first plenary session was chaired by Mr. CRA International. He presented the 7 goals for sustainable mobility and gave a frank assessment of the current outlook for sustainable mobility globally. Dr Eads started the session by summarizing the WBCSD’s Mobility 2030 report. Director. The panel comprised Dr George Eads.Notes from the stakeholder dialogue The morning session began with a welcome address from Mr. The last presentation was by Professor Pan Haixiao who summarized the findings of the Shanghai case study on sustainable mobility. The presentations were then followed by a table top discussion around three questions that were introduced by Dr Eads: • • • Are the economic and environmental impacts of road transportation threatening to get in the way of economic growth? Three tables discussed this topic. Zhai Qi from CBDSD. Tongji University. Zhai Qi from the China Business Council for Sustainable Development (CBCSD) who introduced the CBCSD and the WBCSD as well as the topic of sustainable mobility. Vice President. Jacques Toraille. This was followed by the inaugural address by Mr.

and Mr. The panel comprised Ms Iris Wang. President. goods and services in a sustainable way. Regarding Shanghai he noted that “I am unaware of any place in human history that has built so much road infrastructure in such a short period of time”. David Peng. The key points made for each discussion topic are listed below in the order in which they were shared.Appendices Session 2: Status of sustainable mobility in China The second plenary session was chaired by Mr. Topic 3: How important is it to pursue an integrated approach to achieving sustainable mobility in China? • • Integration between transport and urban planning is essential Chinese cities are investing heavily in infrastructure but this is not keeping up with demand no matter how many roads are built. Professor Lu Huapu. Edward Leman. Chreod Group Inc. Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility for GM China. Topic 2: What additional role might rail-based transport (urban and/or intercity) play in improving sustainable mobility in China? • Japan was seen as a successful example of a country that has developed shorter 140 . The last presentation by Mr. Edward Leman examined why mobility matters by sharing a perspective on the history and future direction of integrated land and transport planning in metropolitan Shanghai. The presentations were followed by interventions from each of the chairpersons from the morning table top discussion that presented the views of each group. Shanghai albeit unique. This was followed by Professor Lu Huapu who summarized the work that Tsinghua University is doing with BP on sustainable urban mobility in China. Tsinghua University. • • • • • Initiatives such as flexible working hours can reduce peak flows Pedestrian movement should be prioritized first in city plans Safety equipment needs to be improved within mobility infrastructure Focus should also be placed on large transportation hubs and the public should be involved in consultation process related to mobility planning. is seen as a city that could be an example for other cities in China if it can find a way to successfully integrate the movement of people. See separate presentations for more details. • Also felt that Shanghai may be heading for a crisis. the planning authority needs to exercise control over a larger area than the current administrative boundaries “the planning authority needs to be sized appropriately to the mobility issue they are trying to solve” • Example given of railways which are controlled nationally with little or no control from Shanghai although exception now likely to be made with the first regional railway likely to be built in the YRD. Senior Deputy President for AIG China. Director. Transport Research Institute. As a consequence there needs to be constraints on the number of motorized road vehicles in cities. Ms Wang started the session with the reasoning behind GM’s engagement on sustainable mobility in China.

while the railways are not important Approval process for new rail investments seen as bureaucratic and full of problems There are also limited statistics on the railways although this comment was disputed by some participants. • • • • Question was raised on examples of cities that have been successful in delivering a sustainable mobility system France was given as an example of a country where there was now under one Minister responsible for sustainable development. They exist for Shanghai and Beijing but not for China. 141 . • Policy implementation is the role of government but it needs to take into account the views of key stakeholders. China needs to develop smaller and less energy intensive vehicles. • Issue of institutional silos was raised where decisions are not coordinated across institutions. Divergent and conflicting institutional priorities also raised. • • Road management and administration also identified as areas that could be improved. Example given of some cities that promote the use of larger vehicles over smaller vehicles to optimize use of available road space without taking into account the environmental considerations. regional and national level. Topic 1: Are the economic and environmental impacts of road transportation threatening to get in the way of economic growth? • • Recognition that mobility is critical for economic growth but also has adverse and negative implications. • Point also made that government expected more people to move from bicycle to public transport when more have gone from bicycles to private vehicles as they view this as giving more personal freedom (as the bike did albeit for shorter distances). Suggestion made for government to set visionary targets. Recommendation made to engage industrial associations in the process to avoid conflict of interests at individual company level • • • • Auto industry has seen rapid growth in China and expectation that a prosperous auto-industry would contribute to the long term economic development of China Recognition that limiting private vehicles is a controversial issue in China Recommendation made to improve the professionalism of logistics operations One of key issues is the allocation of investment levels on private and public modes. Also noted that co-ordination is easier said than done due to the high number of institutions and agencies at a municipal. The railways are actually unique as there is only one body. Belief that many more people would use public transport if service was better. Example given of Sweden with a vision of “no road accidents” Question raised as to whether companies would consider changing the incentive system on company cars and encourage management to use public transport.Appendices distance rail transport. Considerations should be given to how smaller companies can comply with the stricter regulations. transport and urban planning. • • • Within Shanghai the metro dominates. China needs to develop emissions standards. Example given of Shanghai where government removed the monthly ticket system and people moved away from public transport to private modes (Bike).

Eads who had been involved in all of the previous dialogues involving the WBCSD on sustainable mobility noted some of the difference and similarities between Dar es Salaam. Shanghai has grown so much and so fast and we are fortunate that this growth has undergone a lot of analysis and research. There is likely to be much to learn from Shanghai for other cities in China and elsewhere 142 . Despite the stark differences they also share the following characteristics: • • • • • In all cases mobility is critical to development All are congested albeit the absolute levels of mobility services are very different All need to significantly improve the integration within city planning Governance is a critical issue – it is not just about technology Clear that the cities could learn from one another. Dr. Eads and Professor Pan summarized the main discussion points from the dialogue. Bangalore is thriving and growing rapidly but investing significantly less per capita in infrastructure than Shanghai. Dar es Salaam is very poor and struggling with many aspects. Recommend one administrative authority for transportation and urban planning in the region • • • • Recognition that planning alone is not enough and mobility controls have also to be put in place in the urban areas The walking and bicycling environment needs to be secured and prioritized Land use needs greater control in the suburban areas and transportation should be integrated into the suburban planning Freight transport needs further consideration from both an energy efficiency and environmental standpoint. Professor Pan noted the following: • • In China transportation is always linked to roads – it should be broadened to multiple modes In the YRD the economic linkages go well beyond the administrative boundaries. Trucks may not always be the best solution.Appendices Summary of the day Dr. Bangalore and Shanghai.

yancheng. Jiangsu Province and Zhejiang Province. A limitation on bicycle use may force people to use cars. even for a short distance. Wang Zhan.Appendices Appendix V . fourth-grade highway and non-classified highway in terms of technical standards.com/fortune//2007-07/03/content_6320128.html http://www. http://www. according to the road space occupied.cfm?book_no=2695001652792 http://www.cn/shanghai/node2314/node15822/node15823/node15851 All the import and export goods are expressed in US$ in the Statistical Book. Shanghai third transportation survey report. The direction of traffic will be changed according to peak traffic flows. Source: Tsinghua University Sustainable Urban Mobility Project. http://news. especially as bicycle travel is becoming unsafe.htm http://sh.investment.cn/web/jjjs/gmjjzyzbrjsp. Urban Transportation Planning Institute.com/zhuanti/2006-04/17/content_6764816. Shanghai Statistical Yearbook 2007. county highways and village highways in terms of 143 24 .xinhuanet. Jiangsu Province and Zhejiang Province.gov. and into state highways. bicycles are the main reason for traffic congestion and reduced flow: if every traveler were to take a motorized vehicle. includes the administrative boundaries of Shanghai City. Some people in China believe that because of the mixture of traffic.cn/2005-10-21/1129906656057.eastday.htm Huning: Shanghai-Nanjing Huhang:Shanghai-Hangzhou http://news. This report adopts the first definition. Urban Planning Administration Bureau (2005).123chinanews. http://www. traffic could be improved. 2 3 People have long thought that bicycle travel could be replaced with well-serviced bus systems in China. Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Press.shanghai.xinhuanet. third-grade highway.com/qtmt/20070821/u1a344241. 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 The highways of Shanghai are categorized as freeway.gov.com/fortune/2006-12/04/content_5429849. first-grade highways. or Greater Yangtze Delta Region. Shanghai. For example.html http://www. See note 1.htm Navigable inland waterway. Phase I Summary Report. Hukou.js. one bus is equivalent to two PCU. second-grade highway. but it has not been a success.gov. provincial highways. The second definition refers to the area composed of the sixteen cities in Shanghai City.xinhuanet. WTO and Development in Shanghai.References cited 1 The Yangtze Delta Region is defined two ways: The first definition.htm People who have registered with the municipal government and obtained a citizen carnet.com/chinanews/model_books_temp3.

Transport industry.people. East part of Shanghai.Appendices administration. two-stroke motorcycle.cn/xiaofei/shenghuo/20050527/11121630531. 25 Ye Guixun.bjbus. economic and shipping center. Chen Changhong.com. Shanghai Urban Planning Bureau. Yang Dongqin. 2004 http://finance. Source: The third Comprehensive Transport Survey Report of Shanghai.myliving. Spatial Development Strategies for Shanghai. Forecast for development trend of consumption makeup for Shanghai urban citizens. Shanghai Urban Transport White Paper.shtml The market situation. Chen Ye. source: http://www. The state strategy is to build Shanghai as an international finance. 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 144 . http://www.htm http://scitech. August 2006. problems and development trend of road freight in China. Only represents the commercial transportation industry. Source: Tsinghua University Sustainable Urban Mobility Project.cn/house/teji/qipu_gh_two. Huang Rong. Studies on China’s Energy Consumption and Countermeasures. Chen Guohai.html On Mid-Hub-City and Subsidiary-Hub-Cities of N-H Line. The atmosphere capacity in the development of motor vehicles in Shanghai. Environment science supplement of 25th volume. Fu Qingyan. China Architecture & Building Press.cn/GB/1057/4196224. Urban Mass Transit.com.org/viewthread-2608 Urban Planning Administration Bureau.sina. small cylinder. Phase I Summary Report. Fuel-powered. Shanghai. 19-20 Excluding busses and taxis. November. West part of Shanghai. From 2006 to 2010. Shanghai Urban Planning & Technical Administration and supporting documents. Source: The third comprehensive Transport Survey( Shanghai). Qiu Jibing. Shanghai City Government (2004).

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